It was nearly 50 years ago, when streetcars were seen on the roadways of downtown Washington, DC. Dan Tangherlini, the former transportation director for the District discusses why streetcars matter in the United States capital.
Jan 16, 2011 The City Fix
A floating city has been proposed to help ease some of the problems being faced by earthquake-damaged Haiti. But is this the answer the struggling country needs?
Jan 9, 2011 The City Fix
Jonna McKone details her case for integrated, systematic approaches to problems in the realms of urban mobility and sustainability. Can seamless connectivity between sectors such as planning, business, and energy create better long-term solutions?
Dec 7, 2010 The City Fix
Washington D.C.'s Metro is expecting a major increase in ridership over the next 30 years. To try to meet that demand, they're recruiting ideas from the public with a new outreach effort.
Dec 1, 2010 The City Fix
This post from <em>The City Fix</em> looks at various efforts to increase communication between transit riders and transit providers in Chicago.
Nov 18, 2010 The City Fix
Jonna McKone profiles various public art projects across the U.S. and Canada, showing that participation in such projects indicates that some residents are taking an increasingly vested interest in the cities they live in.
Nov 17, 2010 The City Fix
An architect and planner in India has proposed a plan to convert Delhi's storm drains into a network of walkways and passages.
Aug 25, 2010 The City Fix
<em>The City Fix</em> looks at a new report that focuses on how Brazil can create a long-term benefit from the billions its investing in the 2014 World Cup.
Aug 20, 2010 The City Fix
Activists in Brazil took advantage of their country's fascination with the World Cup to take to the empty streets and paint messages encouraging safer use of the roads.
Aug 18, 2010 The City Fix
As Brazil prepares to host the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics, its cities are trying to improve their public transit systems.
Jul 13, 2010 The City Fix