Steve Hawley, Feb 04, 10.
Houston is now in the FTA's proposed map of Texas Triangle HSR plan, but Ray LaHood criticized Texas for being unprepared, a view shared by many other analysts.
Steve Hawley, Feb 03, 10.
Developer Chris Leinberger says that since developers will profit from transit, they should also help local governments pay for it.
Founder, Victoria Transport Policy Institute, Feb 03, 10.
'Accessibility' is a better indicator than 'mobility'
Vilas Bhuchar, Feb 02, 10.
California state legislators want to pass a bill that would provide financial incentives for cities and counties to stop providing and requiring free parking.
Editor, Governing Magazine, Feb 02, 10.
Cities explore temporary uses for vacant lots.
Vilas Bhuchar, Feb 01, 10.
Capital Metro will begin offering commuter rail service from downtown Austin to Leander in March.
Steve Hawley, Jan 29, 10.
A PBS documentary, airing February 8, says that Detroit must switch from building cars to building trains in order to remain economically competitive.
According to one recent study, truck drivers are 23 times more likely to get in a crash or a near-miss while texting, prompting the new ban.
The new rules are meant to reduce smog during rush hour. Nitrogen dioxide, which comes largely from car exhaust, has been tied to human respiratory problems.
Steve Hawley, Jan 28, 10.
Texas was far less prepared than other states and will receive just $4 million - of the $8 billion total - to improve service between Austin and Fort Worth.
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