Urban Transportation

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INRIX provides traffic data that drivers can use to anticipate and avoid congestion. Many motorists and businesses willingly pay for this valuable information. So why must they exaggerate congestion costs? It’s a classic case of overselling. Blog Post
Oct 14, 2014   By Todd Litman
Helsinki, capital of Finland's, is working to create a "mobility on demand" system that integrates shared and public transit in a single payment network. The idea is that with such a system in place, residents would no longer need cars.
Jul 16, 2014   Guardian Cities
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Travel demands – how and how much people want to travel – are changing. Blog Post
May 21, 2014   By Todd Litman
The Texas Transportation Institute’s annual Urban Mobility Report (UMR) is a commonly cited source of congestion cost estimates. Blog Post
Sep 3, 2013   By Todd Litman
The Texas Transportation Institute just released its 2010 Urban Mobility Report, which is a standard reference in the road-building industry -- and is seriously flawed, says Joe Cortright.
Jan 20, 2011   CEOs For Cities
Analysis indicates that compact development reduces the time urban residents spent in traffic and requires less spending on highways.
Sep 30, 2010   Driven Apart: How Sprawl Is Lengthening Our Commutes and Why Misleading Mobility Measures Are Making Things Worse
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
<p>Washington D.C. has begun to make key green parking reforms that will plow parking revenue into neighborhood bicycling and walking improvements.</p>
Mar 17, 2008   Streetsblog