Transportation

Honda's new fuel cell car hits the streets

Honda's new FCX Clarity, a hydrogen fuel cell-powered car, is rolling off assembly lines in Japan, and on its way to celebrity c ... read more »

Rail rides a run of good news

The week that ended with a Friday the 13th was filled with rather good news for the transit and train mavens (and Cubs fans) among us. ... read more »

Chicago Kicking Off First Pedestrian Plan

While many Chicago neighborhoods are great places for walking, pedestrians still face quality of life and safety issues walking our streets every day. ... read more »

L.A. Times, June 3, 08: Skyrocketing gasoline prices force lasting changes.

"You're seeing more Americans trying to work from home, finding jobs that are closer to their homes or moving to new homes that are closer to their jobs," Portalatin said. ... read more »

May 29, 2008 Philadelphia Inquirer: Fuel prices and ridership up on mass transit.

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER STORY LINK AT BOTTOM OF POST Chart: Increases in Ridership http://www.philly.com/inquirer/gallery/19304779.html ... read more »

OK City says OK to Freeway Teardown

USA Today reports that the aging Crosstown Expressway in Oklahoma City will be demolished in 2012. The Crosstown Expressway is an elevated 4.5-mile stretch of Interstate 40. ... read more »

Washington Post: A Transportation Crossroads

More encouraging mainstream news coverage that "gets it." A Transportation Crossroads By Judith Rodin Washington Post, Friday, May 9, 2008; Page A27 ... read more »

Hartford, New Haven Contemplate Freeway Teardown

Norman Garrick, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and director of the Center for Transportation and Urban Planning at the University of Connecticut, and CNU Board member poste ... read more »

More sprinklers, narrower streets?

Sprinklers are the key to greater flexibility from the fire service, says Capt. Frank Kinnier, an assistant fire marshal with Chesterfield County (Va.) Fire & EMS. ... read more »

Governing.com; King of the Road

In the April Transportation column of Governing.com Alex Marshall discuses and criticizes the tendencies of certain Conservative and Libertarian think tanks. ... read more »