Transportation

The Impending Conflict over the Oklahoma City Boulevard Represents a Cultural Paradigm Shift

The impending conflict over the Oklahoma City Boulevard is far-reaching both in terms of cause and consequence.  When Steve Lackmeyer, in his coverage of the Boulevard in the Oklahoman, makes reference to “cars vs. people’, he is referencing the growing realization among Oklahoma City citiz... read more »

The Cost of Mobility in Louisville

The Louisville Ohio River Bridges Project, a joint effort by Kentucky and Indiana to expand the junction of I-65, I-71 and I-64, aims to break ground on the East End Crossing in August. Let’s take a moment to reflect on how these changes will affect Louisvillians. Louisville residents already trav... read more »

"City Design Matters": A Multimodal Transportation View with Brent Toderian

Brent Toderian is the former Chief City Planner of Vancouver, President of Toderian UrbanWORKs in Vancouver, and serves on CNU's Highway to Boulevard Advisory Committee. The following videos focus on the transportation aspect, especially, but not limited to, biking, of designing a city. Brent Tod... read more »

How Walking and Biking Add Value to Your Community and Change the System: An Interview with John Norquist

Project for Public Spaces interviews CNU's own John Norquist this week about 'what urbanists need to learn,' the role of decision makers in terms of transportation, and the upcoming CNU 2012 Transportation Summit. Norquist is the keynote speaker at Pro Walk/Pro Bike: Pro Place conference set for Sep... read more »

How Road Subsidies Might Cause Transit Subsidies

A recent article by Josh Barro admits that cars are subsidized through road spending, but argues that roads are less subsidized per capita because so much of car-related spending is private.   ... read more »

The Transportation Bill- Not As Bad As You Might Think

Congress recently passed a two-year transportation funding bill, to less-than-glowing reviews from environmentalist-oriented transportation lobbies. ... read more »

Sprawl lobby wants to have it both ways

A recent video on the Reason Magazine website criticized Washington, DC's bikeshare program, on the ground that the program's primary beneficiaries are well-off whites. ... read more »

Join IGO CarSharing for Details on the "Future of Transportation"

IGO CarSharing will be hosting lunch and a panel discussion on the "Future of Transportation" Wednesday, July 11, 2012. As Chicago's leading non-profit carsharing organization, IGO is celebrating 10 years within the Chicago region. The panel discussion will include three key speakers - Gabe Klein, T... read more »

High Demand for Transit & the Consequence of Little Supply

What happens when you provide something that everyone wants? ... read more »

Saving Walkable, Bikeable Streets

Our friends at Smart Growth America have launched a campaign to "Stop the House Assault on Walkable Neighborhoods." In an email, SGA's Online Communications Director Alex Dodds writes: ... read more »