The simplest way to convince the public to move forward with policies that best serve it is to give the raw numbers that back up great ideas, a top urban planer told transit advocates during an online seminar aimed at better urban planning.
It’s not enough for highway builders to carve out land at great public expense so they can jam more cars into cities. Now they want you to believe their projects are great for the neighborhoods that bear the brunt of the added traffic and pollution. Up top is a video produced by the Colorado Department of Transportation to sell the […]
It’s easy to tut-tut at the auto-dependent from the transit-rich confines of New York City. So, to get a taste of what it’s like out there as the era of cheap gas seemingly draws to a close, Streetsblog sent me on a road trip. My destination was Athens, Georgia, where I checked on the state […]
If you don’t have a car, then you’re probably familiar with the fine art that is grocery shopping on bike or foot — what to buy, what to pass on (jumbo bags of toilet paper, for example). Well, isn’t it nice to know that gasoline savings aren’t the only reward for your troubles? Today Rob […]