Steve Hawley, Oct 26, 09.
How cities develop in the future could depend on how rapidly gas prices rise, and cities could look very similar or completely different than they do right now.
Denver may be a model for how newer, auto-dependent cities can begin transforming themselves in the 21st century. Its goal is at least 20% transit use by 2020.
Steve Hawley, Oct 23, 09.
Steve Hawley, Oct 22, 09.
Recession and growing environmental awareness have resulted in a culture shift, with a growing number of Americans opting to walk, bike, and take transit.
METRO is one of the few transit agencies nationwide that is expanding service. Other new projects include light rail, a park & ride, and a commuter bus line.
City Council is prepared to fund the project locally if it cannot obtain state or federal funding for the $80 million project.
Steve Hawley, Oct 21, 09.
Affordable transit-oriented homes are in short supply, but changing demographics and energy and climate crises make transit-oriented cities 'inevitable.'
Steve Hawley, Oct 15, 09.
The DART rail system will double in size by 2012, encompassing 62 stations on 90 miles of track and resulting in significant changes to the city.
Steve Hawley, Oct 14, 09.
The Financial Times says that more Houstonians are becoming dissatisfied with the car-dominated nature of the city, and that city policies are slowly shifting.
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