Curbing Ticketless Travel to Bring Profits to Public Transport
Traffic police help guide the flow of road traffic. Now if we could just solve overcrowding on trains... Photo by calamur.
Millions of people ride Mumbai's trains every day. However, a large number of them don't pay for their services. Adequate steps to curb the habit is vital for profits, and hence, the transport system's long-term development.
NYC BigApps Contest and Walkshed New York
NYC BigApps Contest and Walkshed New York
Check out this great competition that we came across called NYC BigApps. It launched in October and public voting began yesterday. The competition “will reward the developers of the most useful, inventive, appealing, effective, and commercially viable applications for delivering ...
Event: Transforming Transportation Registration Now Open
Event: Transforming Transportation Registration Now Open
A message from EMBARQ (the producer of this blog) and its partners: We’re pleased to announce that registration for the annual Transforming Transportation event in Washington, D.C. on January 14-15 is now open. For details, please visit our Web site: ...
City Go Round…and ‘Round and ‘Round
City Go Round…and ‘Round and ‘Round
FrontSeat, the software company that brought you WalkScore, just released a great service called City-Go-Round. The new site is a clearinghouse of useful online and mobile transit applications across the United States. Transit applications and especially open transit data have ...
National Infrastructure Bank: What's the Deal?
The idea of a National Infrastructure Bank has been kicking around in the news lately, touted by leaders such as President Obama in his Tuesday jobs speech, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood at yesterday’s Brookings Institution event on infrastructure investment ...
More SeeClickFix Successes in DC
It has been fascinating experimenting with SeeClickFix over the past three months. While initially skeptical of the tool that claims to combine civic engagement, online social networking, and local politicos to fix real world problems, I’ve been amazed at the ...
Tracking Bicycle Trips
Tracking Bicycle Trips
Millions of dollars go into bike plans and separated cycletracks each year around the world. These investments are intended to make city streets safer for cyclists in the hope that more of them will exchange their car keys for a ...
City Go Round…and 'Round and 'Round
FrontSeat, the software company that brought you WalkScore, just released a great service called City-Go-Round. The new site is a clearinghouse of useful online and mobile transit applications across the United States. Transit applications and especially open transit data have ...
Green City Video Contest at the National Building Museum
Green City Video Contest at the National Building Museum
The “Great Green Places” film project is a series of short web-based documentaries designed to augment the Green Community exhibition at the National Building Museum. The series aims to provide a decoder ring to the general public on what makes ...
National Infrastructure Bank: What’s the Deal?
The collapse of the I-35 W Mississippi Bridge in Minneapolis in August 2007 coincided with Senators Dodd and Hagel submitting the National Infrastructure Bank Act. Photo by intersubjectiv.
The idea of a National Infrastructure Bank has been kicking around in the news lately, touted by leaders such as President Obama in his Tuesday jobs speech, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood at yesterday’s Brookings Institution event on infrastructure investment ...