Transportation

Beloved and Abandoned: A Platting Named Portland - read before Transportation Summit Nov 4-6 in Portland

For those coming to the CNU Transportation Summit Nov 4-6 in Portland, OR http://www.cnu.org/transportation2009, I'd like to recommend that you read the discussion on Planetizen titled Beloved and Aba ... read more »

Stuck in the Past, Lenders Neglect TOD

Despite the commonly presumed inconveniences, high risks, and financially detrimental results of pedestrian and transit friendly development, public transportation’s association with safety, risk-fr ... read more »

Where Transportation Engineers go to recover, reform and change the world: Streetsblog on CNU's Transportation Summit

There are precious few places where transportation engineers, planners, government officials and developers break out of their silos and actually cooperate in creating transportation systems that actu ... read more »

CNU 2009 Transportation Summit Tour: Learn why Street Car Networks are the Wave of the Future!

On this tour you will examine Portland's small block pedestrian-friendly residential neighborhoods and main streets within walking distances. ... read more »

CNU 2009 Transportation Summit Tour: Examine Portland's Presidential Design Awarded Transit Mall!

In 1977 the Portland Transit Mall was the first Portland structure to receive national and international recognition for design excellence since Pietro Belluschi’s 1948 Equitable building. ... read more »

CNU 2009 Transportation Summit Tour: Bike Portland with Original Portland Network Planner, Mia Birk!!!

Can we transform and adapt a large, car-oriented city into one in which cycling is an integral part of daily life?” Since 1993, Mia Birk has been attempting to answer that question. ... read more »

CNU 2009 Transportation Summit: Stroll Portland’s Green Streets November 4th with Leading Experts...

Come join us on this fascinating tour held by The Congress for the New Urbanism, where we will assess Portland’s multi-modal streets and networks. ... read more »

Transportation Summit host touts street design-safety links

Street design goes far beyond traffic “throughput” or aesthetics alone; strong links between street design and public safety must be recognized and incorporated into everyday traffic engineerin ... read more »

An Urbanist Talking Head Considers Livable Cities

Musician,visual artist, writer, blogger, and Jane Jacobs fan, David Byrne, knows a thing or two about cities. ... read more »

Fighting back in the war of words against high-speed rail

Streetsblog's Ryan Avent has become the tireless defender of high-speed rail investment over the past few weeks. ... read more »