Transportation

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 »

Doomsday as an Opportunity?

If you've read James Howard Kunstler, you are familiar with his doomsday scenario. ... read more »

A mass transit dilemma: Ridership up, funds down.

Public transport systems are reeling from an economic crisis that has dried up tax revenue and blown gaps in state budgets. They are having to raise fares and cut services. By Richard Fausset ... read more »

Use the Stimulus to Make Transportation More Like the Internet: John Norquist in Planetizen

While the Obama Administration is readying to harness the power of the internet and social media, it should put the same principles to work to improve our transportation systems with the stimulus bill ... read more »

New York Times: A Pitch for Mass Transit

Unlike President Bush, Barack Obama is going to enter office with a clear appreciation of the urgent problems of climate change and America’s growing dependency on foreign oil — and a strong commi ... read more »

New York-to-A.C. trains start Feb. 6

New York-to-A.C. trains start Feb. 6 By Paul Nussbaum Inquirer Staff Writer ... read more »