Transportation

Dan Reed examines the Green Line in Minneapolis near the campus of the University of Minnesota as a case study of how transit can improve streets.
15 hours ago   Greater Greater Washington
A piece in The Atlantic argues that telecommuting trends could have significant impacts on the built environment.
May 17, 2010   The Atlantic
When we think of sprawl, we usually picture suburban life. But inner cities also took on the character of sprawl when freeways came in and were buildings torn down, say Christopher T. McCahill and Norman Garrick. Exclusive
May 17, 2010  By Norman Garrick
The American Power Act climate legislation</a> by Senators Kerry and Lieberman, unveiled May 12, does have fees that oil refineries must pay, but is it a stretch to call the bill a disguised gas tax? Edmunds.com analyses American Solutions charge.
May 17, 2010   Edmunds.com
Car commutes used to be long by necessity. But that's no longer the case, according to Richard Florida in this video from <em>The Atlantic</em>.
May 17, 2010   The Atlantic
Despite being one of the largest cities in the U.S., public transit in Houston has not kept up with its population growth. Kristie Lewis offers five reasons why.
May 17, 2010   The Infrastructurist
Planners in cities across the country are installing electronic sensors to track how many people are making use of bike lanes and trails.
May 17, 2010   USA Today
This post from <em>The Transport Politic</em> tracks the growth and planned expansion of rapid transit projects all across China
May 16, 2010   the transport politic
Despite what seemed to be a gung-ho Federal government, high speed rail could flop in the U.S., according to this piece from <em>The Infrastructurist</em>.
May 16, 2010   The Infrastructurist
A variety of road and streetscape improvement projects in San Francisco are reviving the city's streets. But now, the city has to ask itself whether it wants to keep paying for these improvements.
May 16, 2010   San Francisco Bay Guardian
Christopher B. Leinberger proposes that privatized rail could stimulate the economy and help increase property values.
May 14, 2010   The Atlantic Monthly