Jay McChord is as energetic and passionate a person as you'll find in America. Opinion
Jun 11, 2010 By
Minneapolis follows Denver in launching it's public bicycle sharing program today. The bicycles will provide a fast, convenient and carbon neutral means of getting around and are based on the highly successful Parisian scheme.
Jun 11, 2010 The Minn Post
At first considered a long-shot, the idea being pushed by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to fast-track 30 years worth of transit projects into 10 is gaining support at the highest levels.
Jun 10, 2010 Los Angeles Times
New York State Assembly Member Sam Hoyt is sponsoring new legislation to bring state spending in line with smart growth planning principles.
Jun 10, 2010 Streetsblog
Infrastructure for pedestrians and cyclists in Indian cities is glaringly absent, says Prof. Sudhir Chella Rajan. India needs to decide between an auto-oriented future like the U.S. or a European, pedestrian model.
Jun 10, 2010 TheCityFix.com
Another ingenious solution to an urban transit dilemma has made its way north from the cities of Latin America. Recently opened in Portland, Metro Cables have already provided a low cost rapid transit solution for Caracas, Medellin and Santo Domingo. The gondola lines are cheaper than light rail transit, and able to navigate more topographically challenging terrain than buses. Exclusive
Jun 10, 2010 By
<em>The Infrastructurist</em> points to this infographic that outlines the expenditures and infrastructure projects that were built to accommodate the World Cup, beginning this Friday in South Africa.
Jun 9, 2010 Infrastructurist
Timed to open near the start of the country's World Cup, the new Gautrain high speed rail system has launched in Johannesburg.
Jun 8, 2010 BBC
IBM dispatched a team to Ho Chi Minh City on a charity mission to see if they could optimize the city of nine million people with infrastructural improvements. Jebediah Reed talks with IBM's team leader.
Jun 6, 2010 The Infrastructurist
This post from <em>Gizmag</em> looks at Anatoly Unitsky's String Transport Systems, which are trains that operate on above-ground rails at speeds of up to 300 miles per hour -- in theory.
Jun 6, 2010 Gizmag