Mexico City is considering a novel transit idea: two-person gondolas gliding along an aerial track. The costs of such a system may be far lower than extending the subway system.
Dec 5, 2015 Quartz
Residents of Staten Island suffer from very long commutes, and many rely on cars. The New York City Council has proposed a study to determine how additional transit could be implemented in the borough.
Dec 5, 2015 SI Live
Rankings from the International Association of Public Transport have Tokyo on top, followed by Beijing and Shanghai. New York comes in seventh.
Nov 11, 2015 Citymetric
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
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
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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