Transportation

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 »

Highway Spotlight: Minhocão - São Paulo's "Big Worm"

Minhocão (“The Big Worm”) is an elevated highway running through the heart of São Paulo, Brazil – the largest city in one of the fastest growing countries in the world. Officially Via Elevada Presidente Artur da Costa E Silva, after Brazil's second president, the Minhocão was built in 1971 ... read more »

Who walks to transit and how much?

At CNU, I picked up a short article written by Lilah Besser and Andrew Dannenberg of the Center for Disease Control on walking to public transit.  ... read more »

No Freedom For Me

The auto lobby likes to claim that automobile dependence means "freedom."  But this certainly did not reflect my experience last week.  I visited Atlanta (where my parents and siblings live) for a vacation, and lost my drivers' license a couple of days into the vacation.  Since my lic... read more »

National Dialogue on Improving Transportation Performance

Calling CNU Project for Transportation Reformers! Have an idea to contribute to the National Dialogue on Improving Transportation Performance? Now's the time to do so; participate by clicking here. ... read more »

How not to make public transit tourist-friendly

After CNU, I rode Tri-Rail and Miami-Dade transit to visit a friend in Miami Beach.  The Tri-Rail trip was fine; Miami-Dade transit, however, was more of an adventure. ... read more »