As a planned rapid transit line gets closer to completion in Vancouver, there's a debate brewing about what sort of development should spring up around it.
Jul 21, 2009 The Vancouver Sun
They're safer, faster, require less fuel use and enhance public space. So why do Americans tend to reject proposals for roundabouts?
Jul 21, 2009 Slate.com
In this radio interview covering high speed rail, streetcars, bicycling, and paying for the proposed $500 billion transportation bill, Chairman Oberstar of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee discusses the future of transportation.
Jul 20, 2009 Living on Earth
The suburbs are steadily becoming more urban, with denser development, taller buildings, and a greater mix of uses.
Jul 20, 2009 USA Today
Pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure is a part of transportation, whether some elected officials like it or not. In this piece from <em>Citiwire</em>, Neal Peirce writes that this fact is becoming increasingly clear.
Jul 19, 2009 Citiwire
Cyclists hear a lot about how much better the biking is in Europe. The Brooklyn Paper takes a look at why, and whether or not the lessons of Amsterdam are applicable in the US.
Jul 19, 2009 The Brooklyn Paper
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
Colorado, Arizona and Texas have come together to apply for a $5m grant to research a possible high-speed rail link connecting Denver, Albuquerque, and El Paso.
Jul 18, 2009 Transport Politic
With the successful launch of the 17th St. park, San Francsico's "Pavement to Parks" project is moving to its next location, the corner of Guerrero and San Jose. Activist Gillian Gillett has been pushing for something to happen there for years.
Jul 18, 2009 Streetsblog