Transportation

Another cost of car dependency

A recent AAA study on the costs of car accidents lists the areas with the highest accident costs per capita. (See http://planetizen.com/node/30024 ) ... read more »

Paris Urban Bike Sharing System Now Coming to London

The highly successful, 'super-smart' Velib urban bike sharing system implemented in Paris last summer is now coming to London, with over 15,000 bikes and 1,000 stations. ... read more »

Former DOT Engineer Supports Buffalo Boulevard

Joe Tocke, former transportation engineer with the NYSDOT, wrote a great opinion piece in the Buffalo News last Friday, ... read more »

Buffalo's Top Scribe: "Wall-Like Road Makes No Sense"

Donn Esmonde weighs in on the waterfront debate again this week with his commentary in the Buffalo News, "Route 5 barricade heads to c ... read more »

The contrarian myth

For some reason, defenders of the sprawl status quo are often referred to as "contrarian." For example, if you google "Joel Kotkin" and "contrarian" you get 498 hits. ... read more »

Car Culture Is Fading?

Below are two stories I came across this week that point toward a shift away from car culture. ... read more »

Public Transit: A green line

Quite a contrast between the Garden State and the Prairie State: ... read more »

Public Transit: A green line

Quite a contrast between the Garden State and the Prairie State: ... read more »

The Bulldozer Wins

Lee Myung Bak, the "Bulldozer", was elected as President of South Korea on Wednesday. ... read more »

As deadlines loom, the fight for Buffalo's waterfront escalates

While the New York State Transportation Department prepares to award construction contracts for an improvement of Buffalo's Route 5 elevated expressway, ... read more »