Transit agencies are increasingly turning to branding and advertising to improve their images. But can conservative bureaucracies embrace what it means to be "cool"? More importantly, can they attract riders?
Oct 12, 2014 InTransition Magazine
A profile piece for Governing focuses on the work of Keith Parker, who since 2012 has been leading the ninth-largest transportation agency in the country: Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA).
Oct 10, 2014 Governing
For planners, the key to moving a city’s vision for development forward is to value public as well as private investment in projects, according to urban planner and author Howard M. Blackson III.
Oct 4, 2014 UrbDeZine
A new report challenges assumptions about Chicago's transit system, identifying well-populated neighborhoods that are cut off from frequent transit service.
Aug 4, 2014 Chicago Tribune
An overview of how Los Angeles County’s Department of Parks and Recreation is creating projects that tackle the effects of climate change, by planner Clement Lau.
Aug 1, 2014 UrbDeZine
Ever wondered who the announcers are for some of the largest transit lines in the United States?
Jul 31, 2014 Vice Magazine
A review of Art Share LA by Los Angeles County planner Clement Lau.
Jul 27, 2014 UrbDeZine
A review of the healthiest cities in the United States establishes that urban parks play a vital role in the activity of a city. What conclusions can be drawn from each city?
Jul 20, 2014 UrbDeZine
Observation of a handful of transit platform sign styles from around the world on their clarity and usefulness.
Jul 20, 2014 The Atlantic City Lab
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