Tag Archives: Sustainability
Read the article for the full impact, but a synopsis: $6/gallon – demise of the SUV and rise of living closer to where you work $8/gallon – airlines die, high speed rail? $10/gallon – electric cars $12/gallon – cities rebound, … Continue reading
As published in a press release by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy: What are the ten principles of sustainable transport? Walk the walk: Create great pedestrian environments. Powered by people: Create a great environment for bicycles and other … Continue reading
Rail transit has largely been built to suburban areas — and the result has been that of the dozens of metro and light rail lines completed in the United States between World War II and the 1990s, few took serious … Continue reading
Roger K. Lewis shares a sterling set of design criteria essential to motivate the rise of modern walkable cities.
Climate change is one of the most important and complexlong-term challenges ever faced by communities around the world. This study shows that compact development is a promising strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector.
The daily activity most injurious to happiness is commuting. Yet, when people are choosing where to live, they consistently underestimate the pain of a long commute. This leads people to mistakenly believe that the big house in the exurbs will … Continue reading