March 4, 2011, 6am PST
This post from <em>The City Fix</em> looks at how holidays cause mass movements of people, especially Muslims in Indonesia, and what impact those movements can have on transportation systems.
January 16, 2011, 9am PST
It was nearly 50 years ago, when streetcars were seen on the roadways of downtown Washington, DC. Dan Tangherlini, the former transportation director for the District discusses why streetcars matter in the United States capital.
January 9, 2011, 7am PST
A floating city has been proposed to help ease some of the problems being faced by earthquake-damaged Haiti. But is this the answer the struggling country needs?
December 7, 2010, 11am PST
Jonna McKone details her case for integrated, systematic approaches to problems in the realms of urban mobility and sustainability. Can seamless connectivity between sectors such as planning, business, and energy create better long-term solutions?
December 1, 2010, 7am PST
Washington D.C.'s Metro is expecting a major increase in ridership over the next 30 years. To try to meet that demand, they're recruiting ideas from the public with a new outreach effort.
November 18, 2010, 5am PST
This post from <em>The City Fix</em> looks at various efforts to increase communication between transit riders and transit providers in Chicago.
November 17, 2010, 8am PST
Jonna McKone profiles various public art projects across the U.S. and Canada, showing that participation in such projects indicates that some residents are taking an increasingly vested interest in the cities they live in.
August 25, 2010, 7am PDT
An architect and planner in India has proposed a plan to convert Delhi's storm drains into a network of walkways and passages.
August 20, 2010, 6am PDT
<em>The City Fix</em> looks at a new report that focuses on how Brazil can create a long-term benefit from the billions its investing in the 2014 World Cup.
August 18, 2010, 9am PDT
Activists in Brazil took advantage of their country's fascination with the World Cup to take to the empty streets and paint messages encouraging safer use of the roads.
July 13, 2010, 7am PDT
As Brazil prepares to host the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics, its cities are trying to improve their public transit systems.
June 23, 2010, 7am PDT
A new report from the Urban Land Institute finds that California's VMT-focused Senate Bill 375 can potentially reverse the state's sprawl. Transit-oriented development is seen as a strong strategy.
June 4, 2010, 7am PDT
This post from <em>The City Fix</em> looks at some of the new public transit systems that have been built in South Africa ahead of this year's World Cup.
March 4, 2010, 9am PST
Mumbai has instituted two citywide bike sharing programs. <em>The City Fix</em> takes an inside look.
February 12, 2010, 9am PST
This post from <em>The City Fix</em> looks at the investment Mumbai is making in developing a citywide mass transit system.
February 7, 2010, 1pm PST
Food trucks are becoming an increasingly visible part of streetlife in many cities, but few have figured out how to deal with them from a policy standpoint.
January 20, 2010, 9am PST
The demand for personal transportation is quickly growing in Mumbai. This post from <em>The City Fix</em> looks at what the city will need to do to prevent the negative impacts of what could be a growing storm of car ownership.
December 11, 2009, 10am PST
Los Angeles County's transit agency has increased its marketing efforts in recent years. This piece from <em>The City Fix</em> suggests the push has been an effective tool and that other transit agencies should take note.
November 7, 2009, 11am PST
Jakarta, Indonesia is the world's sixth most populated metropolitan area, and it's on track to move up in ranks within the next decade. Some planners are trying to figure out how to guide this developing megacity onto a sustainable path.
October 23, 2009, 7am PDT
This post from <em>The City Fix</em> discusses the new bus rapid transit system that just opened in Johannesburg, South Africa, and why the system was sorely needed.