Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Transportation Demand Management

How Seattle Children’s Hospital Took the Lead on Healthy Transportation

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It’s more than a little ironic that in many places, hospitals are some of the worst offenders when it comes to perpetrating unhealthy transportation patterns. Often surrounded by enormous parking decks, hospitals have earned a reputation as isolated institutions hermetically sealed off from surrounding neighborhoods. But that’s beginning to change. Healthcare providers are undergoing a fundamental shift from focusing on […]

Parking Craters Aren’t Just Ugly, They’re a Cancer on Your City’s Downtown

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Streetsblog’s Parking Madness competition has highlighted the blight that results when large surface parking lots take over a city’s downtown. Even though Rochester, winner of 2014’s Golden Crater, certainly gains bragging rights, all of the competitors have something to worry about: Cumulatively, the past 50 years of building parking have had a debilitating effect on America’s downtowns. […]

Apple Transportation Program Stuck in the Past

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Tom Fairchild is the director of Mobility Lab. This article was originally published by METRO Magazine. As an avid iPhone user, I have bought into the sense that Apple could literally peer into the future and deliver me technology that I never realized I would so desperately need. For years, Steve Jobs and company seem to have been our […]