Transportation

Video: CEOs for Cities' Driven to the Brink

Check out this fun video from CEOs for Cities: ... read more »

Fore!-warned is Fore!-armed?

While the news of late is enough to make misanthropy seem a pretty reasonable philosophy, it's nice to see that despite all ou ... read more »

The Myth of the Gas Tax

This study from the Texas DOT or TxDOT seeks to challenge the idea that the gas tax pays the entire cost of roads. The methodology they employ is pretty interesting. ... read more »

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 »