Posts tagged with 'New York City'
An image from the DOT-run program, Summer Streets. Certain streets are closed to cars on some Saturays in the City.
WANTED: Bike Share in New York City!
New York City’s Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan today issued a Request For Proposals (RFP) for private companies to provide a bike share system for the city with hopes of implementation by the spring of 2012. The bike ...
London's Mayor Boris Johnson shows off a full-scale model of the city's new double-decker bus. Photo via Reuters.
TheCityFix Picks, November 19: Double-Decker Makeover, Mecca by Bike, Transport’s Rising Emissions
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: mobility, quality of life, environment, public space, and technology and innovation. Mobility ...
Urban Repair Squad imagery. Photo by Martin Reis.
Public Art, Public Space and Great Places
The concept of the “Do-It-Yourself” (D.I.Y.) city is far more complex than stereotypes of young people pasting posters to walls or hastily drawing bike markers on streets. Take, for example, our post on Latino New Urbanism about how immigrants are shaping ...
Each city deals with its own unique challenges of regulating taxis. Taxis in Tokyo. Photo by Altus.
Taxis: The New Frontier of Sustainable Transportation
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is vowing to promote the use of electric and energy efficient taxi cabs globally and in New York, a city known for its gas guzzling Crown Victoria cabs. Bloomberg was elected chair of the ...
Montréal is set to replace 400 bus shelters by 2013. Rendering by Leblanc + Turcotte + Spooner.
TheCityFix Picks, November 12: Hot Sprawl, Biofuel Brings Carbon, Les Abribus Montréalais
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: mobility, quality of life, environment, public space, and technology and innovation. Mobility ...
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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