Persuading for Pedestrian Zones (Part 2)
Istiklal Caddesi by Tolga
(Read Part 1 of this post here.) ISTANBUL In Istanbul, waterways ruled strong over the seat of empires. The former Constantinople’s claim to fame came from its geography nestled among the world’s most strategic waterways. Once on land, merchants and ...
Persuading for Pedestrian Zones (Part 1)
M.V. Jantzen M Saturday Night on M Street
The flows of both traffic and history move in sometimes mysterious ways. At the turn of the 21st century, cities, such as D.C., clamored to integrate the amazing new technology of automobiles.  As most urban areas now choke on rapid ...
NYC's Bike Route Network: Bridging the Gaps
Coming from Los Angeles, New York City's bicycling infrastructure seems to shout fearless innovation, especially in the effort and artistry exerted to smartly bridge gaps in the city's bikeway networks.
CGI Live Blogging: Brad Pitt and Bill Clinton "Make It Right"
Let’s be honest. Brad Pitt was a big draw for tonight’s special session on infrastructure, called “Building a Better Future – A Progress Report on Making It Right in New Orleans.” But once you realize what his Make It Right ...
CGI Live Blogging: The Infrastructure of Place: Sustainability and the Built Environment
How can electric vehicle plug into a smarter, more integrated grid? Photo by Vattenfall.
On the third day of the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, experts came together to discuss “The Infrastructure of Place: Sustainability and the Built Environment,” as moderated by Vijay Vaitheeswaran, global correspondent for The Economist and co-author of ZOOM: The ...
Bikestation Opens in D.C. to Warm Welcome from Bicycling Advocates
Bikestation comes to Washington, D.C. Photo by Rhys Thom.
The large bicycle helmet-shaped structure — a project that’s been in the works for six years — outside of Union Station finally opened to the public during a ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning attended by a veritable “who’s who “of Washington’s ...
Bikestation Set to Roll Out With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony on Oct. 2
Bikestation Washington D.C. invitation
Bikestation is set to unveil its newest bicycle parking facility outside of Union Station on Friday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony, scheduled for 10:30 a.m. The grand opening is hosted by Bikestation, the District Department of Transportation, and Bike and Roll. ...
NYC’s Bike Route Network: Bridging the Gaps
New York City street-side cycle tracks. Photo by Ensie on Flickr.
Coming from Los Angeles, New York City's bicycling infrastructure seems to shout fearless innovation, especially in the effort and artistry exerted to smartly bridge gaps in the city's bikeway networks.
CGI Live Blogging: Brad Pitt and Bill Clinton “Make It Right”
Brad Pitt's Make It Right Foundation is helping to re-build energy efficient homes in the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans. Photo via makeitrightnola.org.
Let’s be honest. Brad Pitt was a big draw for tonight’s special session on infrastructure, called “Building a Better Future – A Progress Report on Making It Right in New Orleans.” But once you realize what his Make It Right ...
Short-Circuiting the Circulator
I have often extolled the virtues of the D.C. Circulator system. The unique branding and routing combination has served to make the system valuable to the infrequent rider. The routes served fill major gaps in the metro service, but provide ...