Transportation

Connected Streets and Emergency Response

While the environmental, social, and even ... read more »

Video: Ian Lockwood on Bringing Back Detroit's Street Network

Check out this video by Model D TV: ... read more »

Doing Away with the Alaskan Way

The Governor has said the Alaskan Way Viaduct must be gone by 2012. The DOT is whittling ten options down to three. ... read more »

NYC proposes bike parking rules in new buildings

Check out this story about the New York City Planning Commission proposing new bike parking rules. Hallelujah! When will Chicago follow suit? Are shower requirements around the corner? ... read more »

Summit study shows safer cities have more tightly networked streets

While much of the discussion of sustainability focuses on global issues like climate and resources, Norman Garrick and Wesley Marshall have focused recent resear ... read more »

Lynx line is the CATS' meow

Portland’s long reign as the go-to city for great examples of what streetcar and light rail development can do may be in jeopardy. ... read more »

Davidson, North Carolina offers lessons for New Urbanists

Showcasing narrow streets, a connected network and a new Form-Based Code CNU members toured Davidson, North Carolina as part of the annual CNU transportation summit. Town Planning Director J. ... read more »

A new direction for the first 100 days

Transportation for America has organized a letter campaign urging President-elect Barack Obama to make transportation investment a priority in his first 100 days in ... read more »

TOD Projects on Bus Rapid Transit lines

I am looking for examples of TOD projects along bus rapid transit lines in a suburban neighborhood setting. Can anyone point me to some projects around the country that I can look to as examples? ... read more »

When Highway Designers Met Chicago (and Milwaukee)

The skyline is big and imposing in Chicago, so you might think the freeway interchanges would be too. But no. ... read more »