Posts tagged with 'Intermodality'
Ray LaHood Speaks at Center for National Policy
Ray LaHood Speaks at Center for National Policy
Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood gave a talk today at the Center for National Policy (great name for a think-tank, no?) about the economic impact of transportation. In other words, he spoke about how awesome the stimulus is. According to ...
On Why I Need to Move into the City, or How Suburban Transit Failed Me
On Why I Need to Move into the City, or How Suburban Transit Failed Me
Americans are spending less time in roadway congestion on their commutes to work, according to the 2009 Urban Mobility Report published today by the Texas Transportation Institute. On average, “travelers spend one hour less stuck in traffic in 2007 than ...
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. ...
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 ...
Open Technology Is Key to Intermodal Transportation
Open Technology Is Key to Intermodal Transportation
Robin Chase, one of The City Fix bloggers and founder and former CEO of Zipcar, says that “open technology” is a key part of making intermodal transportation a reality. “Users (people or freight) need to know the schedules, requirements, and ...
GOOD Magazine: "Reinventing Our Wheels"
GOOD Magazine: "Reinventing Our Wheels"
GOOD magazine published its jam-packed, 112-page “Transportation Issue,” devoted to a “drastic rethinking of how we move around, how we design our cities, and how we power our vehicles.” The articles cover a lot of ground, discussing the problems and ...