Video: SmartBike DC Succeeds and Expands
You may have seen SmartBike stations around downtown D. C. Although, you may not have noticed: For now, it’s just a pilot program (the first in the country, in fact) and there are currently only 10 stations and 120 bikes. ...
Call for Wholesale Reform, not Just Reauthorization, of Transportation Bill
Call for Wholesale Reform, not Just Reauthorization, of Transportation Bill
Photo by cindy47452. The National Transportation Policy Project of the Bipartisan Policy Center today released its final recommendations calling for comprehensive reform of the U.S. surface transportation bill, which expires at the end of September. The recommendations were gathered over ...
WorldChanging: “The Future of American Transportation Systems”
WorldChanging: “The Future of American Transportation Systems”
Sarah Kuck from WorldChanging interviews EMBARQ Director Nancy Kete for a feature story about the future of American transportation systems: What does transportation look like now in most U.S. cities? And where can we go from here? What do you ...
Lessons From San Sebastian
Lessons From San Sebastian
EMBARQ presents a slideshow about the concept of “Mobility Management (MM)” in San Sebastian, Spain. View the entire slideshow here. Mobility Management At the core of Mobility Management are “soft” measures like information and communication, organising services and coordinating activities ...
Zero Pollution Motors Pulling Energy Out of Thin Air
Zero Pollution Motors wants to revolutionize the auto industry with a vehicle that runs on compressed air. Photo via Pneumatic Addict.
From the Associated Press: Zero Pollution Motors is trying to bring a car to U.S. roads by early 2011 that’s powered by a combination of compressed air and a small conventional engine. ZPM Chief Executive Shiva Vencat said the ultimate ...
Introducing TheCityFix DC
Introducing TheCityFix DC
Aerial view of Washington, D.C. Photo by adam79. Editor’s note: thecityfix.com is going local. Stay tuned for our online expansion, which will include local editions of our coverage in cities across the world, including Washington, D.C., where our offices are ...
WorldChanging: "The Future of American Transportation Systems"
Sarah Kuck from WorldChanging interviews EMBARQ Director Nancy Kete for a feature story about the future of American transportation systems: What does transportation look like now in most U.S. cities? And where can we go from here? What do you ...
Winners of the Livable Streets Contest
Winners of the Livable Streets Contest
Steve Price won the Livable Streets Contest for his vision of a “complete street” in Portsmouth, Virginia. Last week, GOOD announced the winners of its Livable Streets Contest. It was a simple assignment: “Take a photo of a street or ...
Now Hiring: Sustainable Transport Bloggers
Now Hiring: Sustainable Transport Bloggers
EMBARQ is hiring two summer interns to blog for thecityfix.com. See details below. TheCityFix DC Internship EMBARQ is looking for an full-time, 12-week intern to write for a new version of its flagship blog, thecityfix.com, which will be focusing on ...
Who Said Buses Can’t Be Cool?
Image via Fast Company.
Ever thought your public bus could feel like a “lounge or living room room on wheels,” with an electric motor, low-floor entryways, a glass roof, reconstituted-leather upholstery and recycled-wood floors? From Fast Company: High-Design Public Bus? Maybe in London Tim ...