Posts tagged with 'Intermodality'
Mumbai: Where's the Money At?
Mumbai: Where's the Money At?
Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus, formerly Victoria Terminus, in Mumbai. Photo by thebigdurian on Flickr. (Thanks to transport planner Madhav Pai for contributing to this post.) Money spent on different types of transportation has little or no relationship with the way people ...
Americans Ditching the Driver's Seat
Americans Ditching the Driver's Seat
Could this be the end of America’s love affair with cars? Over the years, driving has slowed down, leveled out, and then finally, with the dramatic increase in gas prices, declined. Now, we are “witnessing the largest sustained drops in ...
The Amazing Egg Laying Wool Milk Sow
The Amazing Egg Laying Wool Milk Sow
The Eierlegendewollmilchsau is a most unique creature. In addition to having a very long German name, it is capable of providing an amazing amount of bounty for one animal. It can lay eggs, grow wool, provide milk, and even bacon ...
Schipol Versus Dulles: Intermodal Connectivity in Today's Cities
Schipol Versus Dulles: Intermodal Connectivity in Today's Cities
Dulles Airport is infamous for those “mobile lounges.” Photo by Kaptain Krispy Kreme from Flickr. In my continuing quest to identify the elements that make for an enjoyably car-free urban existence I definitely need to mention inter-modal connectivity. After all, ...
Walkable Washington
Walkable Washington
According to Leinberger, Washington’s metro has encouraged walkability. Photo by MatthewBradley from Flickr. According to a study put out by Christopher B. Leinberger of the Brookings Institute, Washington DC has the most “walkable places” – it has 20 – per ...