Vision Zero Cities: Driving as a Risk Factor: A New ParadigmBy Todd Litman | | No Comments
Driving is inherently dangerous, and to reduce total exposure to these dangers, we must reduce driving in the United States.
Not So Fast: Why Slower Is Often BetterBy Todd Litman | | No Comments
Conventional planning tends to overvalue speed and undervalue other goals, resulting in a less efficient and equitable transportation system than travelers prefer. Here's why we need to change it.
Op-Ed: Car Dependency is An Unequal BurdenBy Todd Litman | | No Comments
Automobile-dependent planning has changed automobiles from a luxury into a necessity. Excessive vehicle costs leave many households without money to purchase essential food, shelter and healthcare. They need more affordable transportation options.
Affordability as a Transportation Planning ObjectiveBy Todd Litman | | No Comments
— This article originally appeared on Todd Litman’s blog at Planetizen, and was reprinted with permission of the author. What do transportation system users consider to be the most important problem? Here’s a hint: it’s not traffic congestion. The 2009 National Household Travel Survey asked respondents to rate the importance of six transport problems: traffic […]