transportation

Security Measures Are Degrading the Urban (and Human) Experience

Several times each day, a military helicopter flies over my house in Washington. It flies much closer to the ground than other aircraft, and it's seriously noisy. ... read more »

In Senate committee hearing, advocates link transportation and land use, discredit O'Toole

Streetsblog's Ryan Avent does an excellent job analyzing yesterday's hearing before the Se ... read more »

New numbers prove smart growth reduces CO2, cost-effectively

For the most part, the climate change establishment - whether in government, industry, or the environmental community - has ignored the potential of land use strategies to provide significant reductio ... read more »

Solving Sprawl with Highway Funding

For a fascinating look at how CNU is lobbying Congress to enact a wholesale transformation of highway funding formulas, to solve sprawl, read this report from the CNU17 session. ... read more »

Cities' "Green Dividend" there for the taking (#CNU17)

The long-held idea that cities are an environmental bane is completely and utterly wrong. Cities are the key to reducing humanity’s contributions to global warming and land despoliation. ... read more »

#CNU17 In Search of a Vision for High-Speed Rail

Here's a change New Urbanists can believe in: The new stimulus program gives 40 percent of the transportation money to rail, and only 60 percent to highways. This is a real shift ... read more »

Michael Moore says farewell to GM ... and cars?

In the wreckage of General Motors, Michael Moore senses salvation: The demise of GM as we’ve known it offers a tremendous opportunity to catch up to the rest of the world where high-speed passeng ... read more »

NY Times: Industry Fears U.S. May Quit New Car Habit

Americans’ desire — and need — for new cars may be cooling. “Something had to change,” he added. “You just can’t keep going with that many cars.”Lifestyles have changed, too. ... read more »

Camden N.J Light Rail Plans Finally On Track

Gov. Jon S. ... read more »