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MI: World Offers Detroit Examples of Good Urban Transit

Aug. 30--One of the most oft-quoted presences in the Detroit development scene in recent years has been neither a developer nor a politician but an academic: Robin Boyle, the long-time chair of urban planning at Wayne State University. Quo

PA: Port Authority's Plan for Car-Free Communities Slow to Bear Fruit

Aug. 30--Cars fill the parking lot in front of the Castle Shannon light-rail stop on weekdays, giving more than 500 suburban commuters access to Pittsburgh without the hassle of driving and parking Downtown. Port Authority of Allegheny Cou

FL: Pinellas Weighs Options for New Buses

Aug. 30--ST. PETERSBURG -- Buying buses isn't as easy as it used to be. The PSTA staff and board members found that out this past week as a $3.6 million proposal to purchase seven 40-foot diesel buses, cleaner burning and more efficient th

Fairview & Virginia: New Transit Pathways for SLU?

Amid the general hand-wringing about growth in Seattle lately – be it from Danny Westneat, Crosscut, or innumerable KUOW radio hours – there has been no shortage of discussion about the relative lack of transit service in South Lake Union. A combination of fewer transit options, abundant parking, and an affluent workforce have yielded a drive-alone rate […]

NY: Buses' Diesel Blasts en Route to Being Relegated to the Past

Aug. 31--Imagine stepping off a Metro bus without being blasted moments later by a heated cloud of dark, noxious diesel exhaust. The experience is coming to Buffalo this fall. The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is changin...

MN: Green Space Coming Down the Tracks Along University

Aug. 31--At first glance, they seem to be unlikely places for parks: a front yard lining University Avenue, a former circus site and a broken-glass-and-concrete patch shadowed by towering grain elevators. But more than a year after the Gre

IN: Blackwell Named Interim Street Commissioner

Aug. 28--ANDERSON -- After two years of leading the Anderson Park Department, Stephon Blackwell has been named the city's interim street commissioner. Roger Clark, a member of the Anderson Board of Public Works, will serve as interim park

MI: Bike Woodward Ride is to Launch Push for Bike Lanes

Aug. 31--The push for more bicycling infrastructure in the Detroit area will get a shot in the arm -- or maybe the leg -- on Sept. 12. That's the day the Woodward Avenue Action Association hosts its 11-mile Bike Woodward ride from Highland

CT: Cyclists in New Haven Get Their Own Bike Lane

Aug. 30--NEW HAVEN -- Do you remember what you learned in driving school? The new bright green painted bicycle lanes in the center of downtown are testing that knowledge all over again. The eye-popping lanes have sprouted up in recent week

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