Transportation

Food, Energy, Transportation, Urban Design, Climate for an Eternity without Oil!

2. The specific challenges that we must all address are A) the production of food without petroleum – there were approximately 100 million Americans in 1915 and 21.5 million horses (≅5:1) to help ... read more »

Active Transportation Alliance seeks Executive Director

The country's largest advocate for biking, walking and transit invites applications from leaders with energy, sophistication, and creativity to become its next Executive Director. ... read more »

Why we shouldn't get too obsessed with congestion

As I explain in my most recent Planetizen blog post, there isn't really a strong correlation between regional growth and traffic congestion. http://www.planetizen.com/node/43543 ... read more »

Secretary LaHood: Policy statement on Bicycle and Pedestrian Accommodation Regulations & Recommendations

Secretary Ray LaHood made this important announcement regarding highway funding and bike ... read more »

Stimulus grant puts NYC’s Moynihan Station on the right track

Last week, federal transportation secretary Ray LaHood announced $1.5 billion worth of grants to assist 51 pending transportation projects in 41 states and the District of Columbia.  None will be ... read more »

Norquist Op-Ed: Fund real main streets — not highways — with the "Jobs for Main Streets" bill

The rollout of Congress' latest stimulus bill has been all about "Jobs for Main Street." That's a great message, argues CNU President John Norquist in a timely ... read more »

Water Usage by Land Use

I am trying to dig up some information about averages of water usage based on different land uses. Does anyone have any information along these lines that they could share? ... read more »

Tally tells tale of most tweet-worthy at the CNU 2009 Transportation Summit

CNU's summits and Congresses pack a wealth of knowledge into what seems like a blink of an eye. A decade ago, participants clamored for handouts to retain ideas that might otherwise prove fleeting. ... read more »

Texas adopts CNU's context-sensitive streets guidance

As most people in the CNU family know, Texas has become the first state officially to adopt the comprehensive set of context-sensitive street design guidelines written by the CNU and the Institute of ... read more »

Climate, Meet Mobility

Climate, Meet Mobility Copenhagen is all about green transport – and Austin should be, too BY KATHERINE GREGOR ... read more »