Transportation

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 »

High-Speed urbanism: The push against an airport HSR station in Madison

Thankfully, it seems clear that livability and sustainable transportation planning are part of Obama and DOT head Ray LaHood’s plan for Ameri ... read more »

Create a PSA for the "Biking Rules!" competition, win $4,000

NYC-based Transportation Alternatives is holding a competition for a PSA that promotes the image of urban cycling and broadcasts its merits to the wider public. ... read more »

New Urbanism and Traffic Congestion Relief

Recently I made a presentation on the "Future of Far Suburbs" to a Chicago metro-edge community. ... read more »

Charlotte case study links street connectivity with faster response time, greater efficiency for emergency services

In the past, New Urbanists and some fire departments have been at odds over street design. ... read more »

Bill Hudnut on How to Fix Transportation Planning

As I have written before, I believe most of the issues of growth, mobility, equity and the env ... read more »

Buffalo: Dead or Alive?

Buffalo is a port on Lake Erie with no visible connection to the lake. The entire shoreline is separated from the neighborhood fabric of Buffalo by grade separated highways. ... read more »

#CNU17 Numbers Matter for New Urbanism

Now is the time to quantify the advantages of New Urbanism. "Numbers matter," Peter Calthorpe told the CNU17 morning plenary on "The Green Dividend Friday. ... read more »

GIS mapping in Australia shows how transit reduces auto dependence

GIS mapping in Melbourne, Australia, on patterns of car ownership shows that transit works: the closer one is to a rail transit line, the less need there is for a car. ... read more »