Posts tagged with 'New York City'
NYC Residents Suggesting Locations for New Bike Share Stations
NYC Residents Suggesting Locations for New Bike Share Stations
Yesterday, New York City officials announced a new bikeshare system that will be available to New Yorkers in 2012. The city selected Alta Bicycle Share to operate and launch an initial system with 10,500 bicycles and 600 stations around Manhattan ...
Photo by James D. Schwarz
Bike Culture in New York City: A Long Way to Go
A recent article in The New York Times points to some interesting statistics regarding the vision of transport commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and the increase in cycling in New York City. According to John Pucher, a Rutgers University professor who studies ...
Photo by Steven Vance.
Research Recap, September 12: Streetcar Track Cycling, Intercity Travel, Parks and Productivity
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. Cycling on Streetcar Tracks Oregon’s Department of Transportation (ODOT) is investigating the safety issues of cycling on ...
Photo by Guilherme Santos/PMPA via Pref. de Porto Alegre.
TheCityFix Picks, September 9: Porto Alegre BRT, Australian CO2 Emissions, “Overdrive” Screenings
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: integrated transport, urban development and accessibility, air quality and climate change, health and ...
New York City to Shut Down Public Transit for Hurricane Irene
New York City to Shut Down Public Transit for Hurricane Irene
New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will shut down public transit services starting at noon on Saturday, August 27, to ensure that the public transit system can still be operational after the impending Hurricane Irene passes along the northeast coast of the ...
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Kickstarter Gives a Boost to Sustainable Urban Development
A new project listed on Kickstarter, a crowdsourced fundraising platform, is asking for support to create a documentary on gentrification in Brooklyn, New York. The documentary, “My Brooklyn,”  will explore the public policies of the past 10 years that have led to gentrification. ...
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