New Urbanism News 8/1/10

USA Today view on gas tax: Price holds key to ending nation’s addiction to oil

Environmentalists, Transportation Reformers Brace for Scaled-Back Energy Bill

Los Angeles leading the charge on public transit? Leveraging federal $ w/ local $

Land use and real estate bubbles

Congress’ failure to enact climate legislation makes transportation reform more important than ever

Taking mass transit as a workout

Funding transit – recommendations for US policy

Who needs a car in LA?

Apt rentals surge in US on foreclosures & jobs

Locating homeless housing difficult

Poorest 1/5th spends 31% of income on transit, versus 21% for second-poorest 1/5; 10% for richest 1/5th.

Target will open a store in downtown Seattle

Los Angeles Pushing To Become Nation’s Mass Transit Leader

Beyond Cars: A Global Perspective on Rail & Public Space


About Bob Voelker

Head of the Munsch Hardt (Dallas law firm) Hospitality & Mixed Use Development Group, and former developer of affordable housing. I'm i
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