<em>Next American City</em> takes a look at freeways and sees the end coming -- for some, anyway.
Nov 2, 2008 Next American City
The financial woes of AIG are impacting American public transit agencies for whom it acted as a loan guarantor: now as many as 30 agencies are in technical default on their loans and could face catastrophic losses.
Nov 2, 2008 Forbes
Huge victory for road safety and the California Bicycle Coalition was scored when CA Gov. Schwarzenegger signed 'Complete Streets Act' in September.
Nov 1, 2008 CalBike Report
Since arriving in Vancouver, I've realized that we are part of a "peer group" of international water cities. Through waterfront design conferences where the same cities seem to get invited time and time again, or through deeper and more interactive collegial opportunities for shared learning such as summits or study trips, these global water cities are taking every opportunity to learn from each other's successes and failures around water-edge planning and design.
Oct 31, 2008 By
The most recent bicycle counts from two of America's most progressive cities, New York City and Portland, have been made public. The results are impressive as much as they are instructive.
Oct 31, 2008 By
After speeding construction by using county toll revenues, a 23-mile long, 18-lane freeway has opened in Texas.
Oct 31, 2008 The Houston Chronicle
No sooner had Chrysler released its new hybrid SUV- a Dodge Durango 40% more efficient than its gas-only counterpart- than it has been forced to close the factory where both versions are produced in order to save on costs.
Oct 31, 2008 Bloomberg.com
Gas prices are falling, and drivers are going right back to their gas-guzzling ways.
Oct 31, 2008 The New York Times
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
Sacramento Bee political columnist took three road trips through 17 states and has a few comments to make, along with some facts, about the condition of the Golden State's roads - in comparison to those he toured, and where the responsibility lies.
Oct 29, 2008 The Sacramento Bee