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Streetcars Still on Track

January 4, 2013: 

Cities throughout the country are eager to add streetcar systems. But do they deserve all the economic development credit showered on them?

Beyond Bus Rapid Transit: What’s New?

January 4, 2013: 

Bus rapid transit has grown to encompass nearly every upgrade transit agencies announce. The real question isn’t what qualifies as BRT, but what constitutes high-quality bus service today.

From Freeways to Boulevards

January 4, 2013: 

As urban freeways age, cities move to take them down, before they fall down.

Find the Perfect Spot … Rethinking Required Parking

January 4, 2013: 

A growing number of municipalities and small towns are considering a low or even no minimum off-street parking requirement.

Bike Sharing Is on the Move in America

January 4, 2013: 

After almost 50 years of trial and error, bike sharing has finally grown from its western European roots to blossom as a global enterprise.

Public Transportation Is Picking Up

January 4, 2013: 

After stalling during the recession, transit ridership is on a roll again as more and more people opt to park their cars and board buses, light rail and commuter trains. The nation’s transit ridership rose for the sixth straight quarter between April and June of this year, according to the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).