Atlanta's $72 million streetcar plan is taking shape, with lines expected to open in 2013. But not everyone in the city thinks the project is worth the cost.
Nov 30, 2010 Los Angeles Times
We've been measuring traffic congestion all wrong, a new report shows, and that's been making more highways look like the solution to long commutes. They're not.
Oct 3, 2010 Streetsblog
The suburbanization of business headquarters may be coming to an end.
Apr 29, 2010 Harvard Business Review
More and more people working in the San Francisco Bay Area are opting for cheaper housing outside the region. Some are going way outside the region, commuting by airplane from Portland or Seattle.
Apr 22, 2010 The Wall Street Journal
There are more extreme commuters (a minimum of 1.5 hrs round trip) than ever, with a 95% increase since 1990, says Michael Graham Richard at Treehugger.
Apr 7, 2010 Treehugger
Long commute + High Fuel Costs = Home Losses in Exurbs.
Feb 26, 2010 Marketplace
Graphic designer Martha Kang McGill took commuting data from several American cities and made an easy-to-compare representation of the information using no more than a font and some colors.
Feb 19, 2010 The Infrastructurist
Every so often, one sees an article arguing that one mode of
transportation is cheaper, more efficient, or less dangerous than another
because it uses less energy/kills more people/costs more per passenger-mile. (1)
Jan 15, 2010 By
This chart from <em>The Economist</em> lists how frustrated international workers are with the commute times in their countries. The U.S. ranks surprisingly low.
Dec 15, 2009 The Economist
One of the conclusions of a new study in the San Francisco Bay Area is that switching to electric and alternative fuel cars won't reduce the burden on households because ownership is the most significant expense. Thus, density is the only way out.
Nov 20, 2009 Streetsblog San Francisco