Posts tagged with 'infrastructure'
Scooters are very common in Taiwan. Photo by Sheu Hau Chow.
Electric Vehicles in Taiwan
Due to its high rates of urbanization and population density, Taiwan is an ideal nation for electric vehicles (EV). In a country with nearly one vehicle per person, a reformation of the private transportation sector is essential to meaningfully reduce ...
Contraflow Bike Lanes Deemed Acceptable by the U.S. Federal Highway Administration
Contraflow Bike Lanes Deemed Acceptable by the U.S. Federal Highway Administration
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) confirmed contraflow bike lanes with proper signage and pavement markings as permissible under the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). MUTCD is a periodically updated set of national standards for all traffic control devices ...
Filmmakers Luke Geissbühler and Gary Hustwit atop a heliport in Santiago, Chile. Photo via Urbanized.
Friday Fun: Urbanized by Gary Hustwit
Gary Hustwit, the independent filmmaker behind “Helvetica” and “Objectified,” has partnered with cinematographer Luke Geissbuhler to work on a third documentary, “Urbanized.” Gary’s first film documentary, named after the font Helvetica, looks at typography, graphic design and global visual design. Gary’s ...
Health study indicates heart risks for cyclists and need for improved bike infrastructure, such as the pictured Portland cycletrack.  Photo by Paul Krueger.
Research Recap, March 14: Electric Vehicle Readiness, Better Bike Infrastructure, Gas Pump Prices
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. Roadblocks for Electric Vehicle Adoption Deloitte, the international accounting and consulting firm, recently published a study ...
Billboards at IGI Airport (Terminal 3), showing connectivity to Airport Metro Express. Photo by Amit Bhatt.
Delhi Gets a Metro Line for the Airport
Umang Jain co-wrote this post. On February 23, India launched the Delhi Airport Metro Express (DAME), a first-of-its-kind metro rail service connecting New Delhi Railway Station (Central Delhi) to Indira Gandhi International Airport. The project has been implemented using a ...
Photo by seanpinto.
Public Subsidizes Costly Car-Centric Link to Mumbai
The Bandra-Worli Sea Link, a cable bridge that links Bandra to the western suburbs of Mumbai across one of the region’s many bays, is experiencing greater cost overruns than expected, compounded by lower rates of use and thus less toll ...
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