Public Transportation

As Brent Toderian describes in his recent blog post, "Public Transit Turning Point for Vancouver," the region's voters are being asked whether or not they support a sales tax increase to fund urban transportation improvements. Blog Post
Mar 19, 2015   By Todd Litman
This article from <em>Wired UK</em> looks at a handful of emerging transportation concept technologies that are altering the form of the city.
Oct 10, 2009   Wired UK
Many would-be train riders are frustrated by poor transit options at their destination city.
Sep 8, 2009   National Public Radio
In order to clean the air in Calcutta, officials have begun enforcing a rule that removes all vehicles manufactured before 1993, mandated by the city's High Court.
Aug 7, 2009   BBC
Americans will be forced to change their lifestyles as fuel prices rise. NPR's "Talk of the Nation" talks to author Chris Steiner about the good that might result.
Jul 19, 2009   National Public Radio
Tuk-tuks are mechanized rickshaws - a cheaper alternative to taxis - that can be found throughout the developing world, from Latin America to Africa to southeast Asia and India. Environmental think-tank Enviu is trying to reduce rickshaw emissions.
Jul 18, 2009   New York Times
London's iconic red double-decker buses are going green.
Jul 12, 2009   Wired
Car industry analysts try to assess the future of the market - will Zipcar and public transit change car ownership forever?
Jun 4, 2009   The New York Times
Since the creation of the Interstate highway system, Americans have never ridden public transportation as heavily as they did in 2008. This year, however, the upward trend will probably not continue.
Mar 11, 2009   The New York Times
Congress is expected to offer up to $16 million of stimulus money to the state of Idaho for transportation projects. But in the Treasure Valley -- home to Boise and a third of the state's population -- there aren't any projects that are ready to go.
Jan 29, 2009   The Idaho Statesman
L.A. Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne and transportation reporter Steve Hymon look at a proposal to raise the sales tax in L.A. to fund public transit. They call it a good opportunity for the city's urbanism, but also a tough sell.
Oct 31, 2008   Los Angeles Times