Steve Hawley, Nov 20, 09.
Steve Hawley, Nov 13, 09.
The District is working with Union Pacific and will hold dozens of public meetings next year to examine environmental impacts and possible station locations.
Montgomery County, a suburb of Washington, DC that houses almost one million residents, is encouraging transit-oriented development and a car-free lifestyle.
The sprawling Sun Belt city drew over 1.1 million light rail riders in October, averaging over 41,000 riders on weekdays.
Steve Hawley, Nov 11, 09.
The lithium titanate batteries last 2.5 hours and can be recharged in 5-10 minutes, and they are 4-5 times more energy efficient than diesel buses.
Steve Hawley, Nov 10, 09.
A HUD official notes that the average San Francisco Bay Area household spends 60% of its income - over $41,000 - on housing and transportation every year.
Steve Hawley, Nov 04, 09.
The Livable Communities Act of 2009 is designed to help regions link transportation, housing, community and economic development, and environmental needs.
Streetcar advocates won mayoral elections in Boise, Charlotte, and Cincinnati. Currently, about 80 US cities are considering streetcar systems.
Steve Hawley, Nov 02, 09.
A six-month extension of SAFETEA-LU may be a way to placate both the House and the Senate, which disagree on how soon a new bill must be passed.
San Francisco is fortunate to have transportation options: BART trans-bay ridership rose almost 50% after the bridge was closed.
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