With more on DOT’s Sustainable Streets plan, here’s Transportation Alternatives’ Paul Steely White on this morning’s Brian Lehrer Show. Over the course of the 17 minute clip, White and Lehrer discuss parking policy, bike commuting and Bus Rapid Transit. Don’t miss the Streetsblog plug. Also this morning, Lehrer hosted New York Times reporter John Broder […]
WNYC’s Brian Lehrer wants to know how many SUV’s there are on your block. You’ve got until next Thursday to do it. It’s an experiment in “crowdsourcing.” Submit your results here. We want you to go outside and count the number of SUVs on your block, as well as the number of regular cars, at […]
While Washington is bailing out banks and carmakers (maybe), City Council Member John Liu thinks an allocation to the MTA is in order. On WNYC’s "The Brian Lehrer Show" Tuesday, Liu said an infusion of cash from city, state or federal coffers is the best hope for putting the transit system on solid ground, and […]
We’d expect this kind of thing from some people, but not U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters. On PBS’ "NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" this week, Peters stated that instead of raising taxes on gasoline to renew the nation’s sagging infrastructure, Congress should examine its spending priorities — including investments in bike paths and trails, which, […]
IPCC: Climate Change Is Even Worse Than You Thought (Slate) 12 Charts Tell You (Almost) All You Need to Know About U.S. DOT’s Latest Report (Journalists Resource) Obama Boosts Livability Champion Sen. Brian Schatz In Heated Democratic Primary (WaPo) Paul Ryan to Tee Up Yet Another Tiresome Budget Fight (Reuters) Rear-Visibility Technology to Become Standard […]
This week we chat with Brian Reilly about integrating transportation and land use in Albuquerque, where a new bus rapid transit line, ART, forms a backbone of frequent and reliable service for the city's transit system.