Urban Transportation

Dehli's Aam Aadmi Party-led government announced steps to ensure that pedestrians, cyclists, and public transport users get preference over car users.
Oct 22, 2015   The Hindu
According to a recent newspaper editorial, "Egged on by the hardcore enthusiasts, New York City is spending lots of money, confiscating lots of lane-miles and basing its transportation policy on a fantasy." Who knew white paint is so threatening?
Oct 11, 2015   Mobilizing the Region
A curious discrepancy between two major congestion reports using the same data: There is a profound and unexplained discrepancy between the travel trends in the latest Urban Mobility Scorecard report and the data provided by Inrix.
Sep 3, 2015   City Commentary
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Today the Texas Transportation Institute released the 2015 Urban Mobility Scorecard, an annual report that measures the intensity of traffic congestion in 370 U.S. cities. Blog Post
Aug 26, 2015   By Todd Litman
LennyBoy (civil engineering professor Glen Koorey) posts terrific information concerning bicycle planning best practices, based on his three-month tour of North American and European cities.
Jul 5, 2015   Cycling In Christchurch - Overseas Learnings
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Oh, yes I did! Blog Post
Dec 11, 2014   By Ian Sacs
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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