Transportation

Freeway Loops or Street Networks?

Mary Newsom of the Charlotte Observer, writing on her blog "The Naked City", posted this thorough argument agai ... read more »

I-880 cities seek a sense of “place”

Along Interstate 880 in the Northern California county of Alameda, cities birthed during the post-World War II era of suburbanism have begun turning the clock back searching instead for a sense of “ ... read more »

Norquist in Streetsblog Q&A: It's not roads vs. transit — it's good street networks vs. mindless out-of-scale roads

That's the short takeaway from a two-part extensive and lively Q&A with John Norquist in Streetsblog today. ... read more »

Virginia adopts innovative smart streets rules

Under the leadership of governor Tim Kaine, the Commonwealth of Virginia has adopted new requirements designed to make n ... read more »

John Norquist's Congressional Testimony on Neighborhoods & Transportation Networks

Testimony before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation and Urban Development ... read more »

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 »