2017 Center City Commuter Mode Split According to a new survey conducted by Commute Seattle on behalf of the Seattle Department of Transportation, just 25 percent of commuters traveling into downtown Seattle are driving alone during the peak hours of 6 – 9 a.m. This … Continue reading Commute Seattle – 2017 Mode Split Survey Results
By Bruce Lieberman – Friday, January 19, 2018 In the Dutch city of Utrecht, commuters, tourists, and school children whiz to-and-fro on bikes. You’ll see cyclists wearing business suits, carrying grocery bags, and even holding umbrellas in the rain. Van Rossem: “Our busiest route carries 41,000 cyclists … Continue reading How a Dutch city became a cycling capital of the world
By Justin Davidson The most essential designed component of New York is not a skyscraper or a station, but the street. That basic workhorse of public space carries people, freight, and vehicles on its surface; water, sewage, power, gas, steam, and data below. It is a … Continue reading What Is a City Street? And What Will It Become?
On-the-street solutions for improving five American cities, with accessibility and mobility in mind By Patrick Sisson and Alissa Walker Sep 6, 2017, 12:56pm EDT n the quest to create more pedestrian-friendly cities, urban planners often carve out space in obvious places like parks, greenways, and waterfronts. But in many … Continue reading Re-imagining our roads
Adele Peters 08.29.16 A new apartment building in Sweden doesn’t have any parking spaces. Instead, the developers invested the money that would have gone to a parking garage into creating an ideal place to live for people who don’t want to own a car. “The … Continue reading These Swedish “Bike Apartments” Are Designed For Life Without Cars
I am obsessed with anything autonomous. I love my i-robot. I can’t wait to get an autonomous car. Here is an article from apa.org that touches on how the “future” is closer than you might think. 2016-05-10 | GUARDIAN WEB The idea of self-driving cars … Continue reading How autonomous cars are driving the city of the future
I just posted about how LA should look at its existing rail structure and the development that did or did not occur at the stops before making the move to expand rail service and stations. Then I came across this article! Why plan something and … Continue reading High-speed rail’s funding, southern station location concern Legislative Analyst’s Office