Posts tagged with 'Media'
Q&A with Caroline Samponaro: An Advocate's Response to the Media's Bike Lane Coverage
Q&A with Caroline Samponaro: An Advocate's Response to the Media's Bike Lane Coverage
This interview is part of a bi-weekly series with sustainable transportation advocates, planners, engineers, journalists, sociologists, and other experts working to shed light on best practices and solutions from across the globe. We welcome your suggestions for future Q&As. Transportation ...
TheCityFix Picks, Mar. 5: Olympics Transport Legacy, Obese Cities, BRT in NYC
TheCityFix Picks, Mar. 5: Olympics Transport Legacy, Obese Cities, BRT in NYC
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week.  Each Friday, we run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: mobility, quality of life, environment, public space, and technology and innovation. Mobility ...
New PBS Documentary "Beyond the Motor City" Reveals America's Transportation Past, Present and Future
New PBS Documentary "Beyond the Motor City" Reveals America's Transportation Past, Present and Future
On Tuesday night, PBS premiered the latest installment of its Blueprint America series on the challenges of renewing America’s decaying infrastructure. (We mentioned it the other day in our post about America 2050.)  The newest episode, “Beyond the Motor City,” ...
TheCityFix Guide to Communication & Mobility @ TRB's Annual Meeting
TheCityFix Guide to Communication & Mobility @ TRB's Annual Meeting
We at TheCityFix and EMBARQ are especially excited about all of the activity around this topic of communication and sustainable mobility and for anyone attending this year’s TRB Annual Meeting we have put together a list of sessions that should not be missed...
Transit Agencies Need to Invest in Marketing: A Lesson from Los Angeles
Transit Agencies Need to Invest in Marketing: A Lesson from Los Angeles
Los Angeles' Metro is doing something that no transit agency in the country has ever done: it's marketing its products and services as if it were a private company bent on turning a profit. But for Metro marketing isn't about increasing the bottom line. It's about reducing traffic, cleaning the air and making people's commutes in this auto-clogged city a bit less stressful.
Google Maps Takes on Sustainable Mobility
Google Maps Takes on Sustainable Mobility
Considering a company whose mission is to “to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful,” I think it’s safe to say that Google’s map division has met and exceeded all expectations when it comes to deploying ...