Posts tagged with 'streetcars'
Europe learned that speed, reliability, and comfort are essential for successful public transport systems, and Brazil is taking note. Photo by EMBARQ Brasil.
High quality mass transport to save our cities
For those who live in or visit Brazil’s cities, it is not hard to see the effects of increasing motorization and car usage on our urban centers. Too many cities have become crippled  by bottlenecks and stifling traffic congestion. Increased ...
This Week: DC Streetcar Showcase
This Week: DC Streetcar Showcase
Come one, come all! The “DC Streetcar Showcase” is coming to town! There’s been much anticipation of the revival of D.C.’s streetcar system, which ran on 200 miles of track around the city for a hundred years starting in 1862. ...
It's Business Time
It's Business Time
I wrote a couple of days ago about the need for smart growth advocates and urbanists to get smarter about playing the inside game. We’re winning the messaging but then losing behind closed doors, I argued. So I was particularly ...