Through a new competition, the city of Seattle is looking to revive and reuse the alleys of the urban core.
Mar 18, 2010 Crosscut
This piece from <em>National Geographic</em> takes a look at the three-year drought that's plaguing California's cities and farms.
Mar 18, 2010 National Geographic
In a recent piece in Wired, Clive Thompson suggests that the solution to the problem of texting while driving is not to stop texting, but to stop driving. The popularity of texting is a good reason to support public transit.
Mar 17, 2010 Wired Magazine
The historic Angel's Flight funicular reopened yesterday, as Mayor Villaraigosa announces his vision to transform Los Angeles' transit system in 10 years.
Mar 16, 2010 True/Slant
As part of its extensive coverage of water issues in the U.S., <em>The New York Times</em> looks at the aging water systems that plague American cities and what it would cost to fix them.
Mar 16, 2010 The New York Times
"Woonerf" is a Dutch word for streets that mix cars and people, but with pedestrians as the dominant mode. Toronto planners are using the concept in their plans for the West Don Lands neighborhood.
Mar 16, 2010 The Toronto Star
Take a virtual (5-minute) trip on the 250 mph proposed train from London to Glasgow. All political parties agree on the need for what Secretary of State, Andrew Adonis, terms '21st century transport revolution', but the routing is less certain.
Mar 16, 2010 BBC News
Real Simple magazine offers its survey of America's top "time saving" cities, or those that make getting around and getting things done as easy (and green) as possible.
Mar 15, 2010 Real Simple
The three new high speed rail lines are being called the biggest advancement of the United Kingdom's public transit system in more than 50 years.
Mar 15, 2010 The Mirror
"In the early days of his development, man realized that certain members of the animal kingdom could be made useful to him." So begins a rumination by architect Victor Gruen on the process of domestication and why we can't seem to domesticate the automobile. Exclusive
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