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Pratt Center: NYC's Lowest-Paid Workers Have Longest Commutes
The combined cost of housing and transportation burden is significant depending on where you live. Many Americans and people all over the world struggle with an enduring trade off: spending a greater share of income on housing for a shorter ...
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Time-Based Versus Distance-Based Fares
Time-Based Versus Distance-Based Fares
What are the options with payment schemes for public transportation? There are two tiers of strategies that a Los Angeles Metro study recently outlined. Time-based systems allow passengers to ride a transit system and make free transfers for a set ...
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One of Juri's designs. Rendering by Juri...
Friday Fun: Bike Typography
Juri Zaech, a Swiss designer and art director living in Paris, is working on a fun prototype of a bike stylized in the form a name, as part of a project called “Write a Bike.” He even designed a tandem bike ...
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Orlando Bus Rapid Transit Receives USDOT TIGER II Grant
Orlando Bus Rapid Transit Receives USDOT TIGER II Grant
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) revealed which projects it will be funding under the TIGER II grant program, discretionary allocations that fall under the purview of the Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood. (Check out LaHood’s blog here.) The grants divide ...
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"The 21st century will not be dominated by America or China, Brazil or India, but by the city." says Parag Khanna about the world's urbanized future.
Cities in Flux: The Importance of Sustainable Mobility in Megacities
This is part of TheCityFix’s series, “Cities in Flux,” about demographic shifts as a result of development, immigration, migration, politics and the environment. We look at how city planning and transportation policies respond to this movement. I thought an essay ...
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The Meter Jam campaign started as a protest against Mumbai cabbies who overcharge passengers. Photo by Mayank Lahiri.
Meter Jam: Evolving to a Results-Driven Campaign
There have been more developments in India’s Meter Jam campaign, which we’ve been following for the past two months. The boycott of taxis and auto-rickshaws first began in mid-August, mostly as a protest against drivers, who, especially in Mumbai, frequently refuse potential ...
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