Transit

Logically we might assume that as cities grow larger, commutes get harder. It can certainly feel that way. But research points to structural factors that actually make commuting in big cities more efficient.
Jan 21, 2016   CityLab
Research from the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate recommends an emissions reduction program that might pay off big in the long term. Inter-city exchange and transit planning are key strategies.
Nov 10, 2015   Urban Land Magazine
Fears that low gas prices and increasing vehicle miles traveled would negatively affect transit ridership might have come true in the first half of the year, according to data provided by the American Public Transportation Association.
Nov 6, 2015   Progressive Railroading
Transit advocates have little good to say about the recently-passed Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act. While it doesn't cut transit funding, it does nothing to expedite transit-based solutions.
Oct 29, 2015   Streetsblog Network
Drawing on his experience with the Washington D.C. and Chicago departments of transportation, Gabe Klein shared his thoughts about transportation improvements in the capital—if money were no object.
Oct 26, 2015   WAMU
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This week planning academic from across the globe came together for the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Conference. I sat in on a a few sessions on bicycle planning with key insights to inform planning practice. A few of my favorites are shared below.  Blog Post
Oct 25, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
If jobs, services, and other urban amenities are concentrated downtown, suburbanites can use transit to get there quickly without a car. Job sprawl makes transit useless outside central districts.
Oct 16, 2015   City Observatory
Esri offers insights into five new ways to analyze the success of transit service in cities of all kinds.
Oct 5, 2015   ESRI
Cities traditionally thought of as car-centric are putting ambitious light rail plans at the center of ambitious plans for transit.
Sep 16, 2015   Houston Chronicle
The Dallas City Council has given preliminary approval to a proposed light rail line, currently called D2, which would add service capacity to the downtown core.
Sep 11, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
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We all travel, so it's great when a handy new mobile app makes it easier to move around. Blog Post
Aug 18, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley