Transportation

Indiantown Sustainable Transportation Network

CNU member Ed Erfurt brings our attention to the Martin County (FL) Community Redevelopment Agency's efforts to develop a sustainable transportation network for Indiantown, a rural community near Lake Okeechobee. See below for further information on The Indiantown Sustainable Transportation Network,... read more »

The Vote on Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct

The results of Seattle's referendum on the Alaskan Way Viaduct are in and it doesn't look good for urbanism, transit, or Seattle's taxpayers. ... read more »

Support the biking movement, and win money for CNU!

Image via rlsycle on Flickr.com The GOOD community and CLIF Bar have teamed up to announce a nationwide contest supporting the biking movement. Participants will show how awesome the biking lifestyle is by sharing their favorite biking experience alongside a picture of their bike.... read more »

Complete Streets or Complete Networks?

The “complete streets” idea - the concept that streets need to be designed for all users, including pedestrians and cyclists as well as SUVS and fire trucks - has caught on well in recent years. Maybe it’s caught on too well, in fact. That was one of the messages in the NU 202 session on “Im... read more »

The Case for Congestion

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Wisconsin isn't on Board for Rail Service

We hope to see you all at CNU 19 in Madison, but if you want to arrive by train, you are sadly out of luck. ... read more »

Cincinnati Streetcar Moves Forward

Good news from Cincinnati - they are moving ahead with plans for their streetcar. Read about it here at the Cininnati Enquirer. ... read more »

CNU Welcomes Incoming CDOT Head Gabe Klein to Chicago

Just one day after being announced as the incoming head of the Chicago Department of Transportation, Gabe Klein, the now former director of D.C.'s DOT, dropped into CNU HQ to get a pulse on the organization's work in the city and beyond. Klein, whose innovative approaches in D.C. ... read more »

Roads Aren't the Problem. It's Hidden Cost and Design.

Let's get certain things out of the way. As much as it may pain some to hear, roads are not the problem. Some esteemed writers have even posited that "yes, we do need to build more roads." It's a loaded statement, out-of-vogue in current urbanist circles, no matter what type of data may back up ... read more »

Big Dig West Conversation Ratchets Up

The Battle in Seattle continues. Standing tall with Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, CNU has been at the forefront of the fight in opposition to the $3.1 billion bored hole tunnel that is slated to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct. Over the last week, the conversation has ratcheted up, with a flurry of op... read more »