Transportation

Smart Growth America: Twenty Ways to Spend the Stimulus

Smart Growth America, an ally of CNU in the fight for creating a sustainable infrastructure, recently released a document outlining the twenty way ... read more »

Suburban housing: a cheaper alternative?

For those who think a suburban life offers a cheaper alternative to urban living, think again. ... read more »

Railway carriage charm: has high-speed rail’s moment arrived?

With very few exceptions, city-to-city travel in the US by rail is, if available at all, generally slow and inconvenient outside of the Northeast. ... read more »

WSJ March 7, 2009: "A Hole Grows in Brooklyn" Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards Debacle

Now officials have a mess on their hands. The development got just far enough to do considerable damage to the neighborhood without progressing far enough to do any good... ... read more »

Technology Tools for Transportation Networks

Forbes Magazine and Carol Colleta at CEOs for Cities picked up on a recent study by INRIX, a Seattle-area tech firm with surprising things to say about traffic congestion. ... read more »

Transportation for America Launches Campaign Platform

Now that the stimulus bill is law, it's time to move beyond the shovel-ready and start thinking big, bold, and transformational. ... read more »

Towards a Functional Classification Replacement

The essay "Towards a Functional Classification Replacement" is online in three parts at the Ped Shed blog. ... read more »

Beyond the stimulus: whither communities in the next transportation bill?

I am immensely grateful to my colleagues at NRDC and in the broader smart growth movement for being on top of what's been going on in the stimulus negotiations, particularly with respect to transporta ... read more »