Urban Fold

Transportation Infrastructure

A new Transit Center report shows what it takes to enact change.
Aug 3, 2015   Next City
Chicago is using pervious pavements and reflective materials on its 1,900 miles of alleys to reduce flooding, cut demand on storm sewers, and decrease the city's urban heat island effect. The program is so successful that they are expanding it.
Jun 4, 2010   Public Roads
Several communities in South Florida are suing the state government over the recent passage of a law that allows exurban development to occur even if there is no adequate transportation infrastructure in place.
Jul 10, 2009   The Miami Herald
A bill that would allow exurban development before adequate transportation infrastructure is in place has caused a stir in Florida, where environmental groups are lobbying the governor for a veto.
May 18, 2009   The Bradenton Herald
As part of a larger series, NY Times guest blogger Eric A Morris talks about traffic in LA, and how the city's structure affects ease of transportation.
Mar 12, 2009   Freakonomics - NY Times Blog
A longtime urban cyclist compares cycling today with cycling twenty years ago, and considers how best to move forward.
Mar 9, 2009   The New York Times
<p>Recent reports are highlighting the dire effects climate change will have on transportation infrastructure.</p>
Mar 13, 2008   Associated Press