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 ...
US DOT Secretary Ray LaHood at Brookings on Infrastructure
Current project funded by stimulus money in Laurel, Maryland.
I just returned from a Brookings Institution event on infrastructure investment, economic growth, and jobs. The talk included a great cast of academics, politicians, transportation officials and journalists. This came just two days after President Obama’s high-profile jobs speech at ...
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 ...
Pedaling Toward National Bicycle Planning Guidelines
Pedaling Toward National Bicycle Planning Guidelines
Last night in Washington, DC, the Brookings Institution and the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) kicked off Cities for Cycling, a new effort to catalog, promote and implement the world’s best bicycle transportation practices in American municipalities. As ...