Transit researcher Alon Levy outlines his prescription for aligning New York's commuter rail services with global regional rail best practices.
A through-running regional rail system for greater New York can help hundreds of thousands of people each day. When mapping out how to deliver that with new infrastructure, we need to get the details right.
Suburban governments can help relieve the New York region's housing crunch by allowing more compact development near regional rail stops, according to a new report from the Regional Plan Association
The Durst Organization presents … Making the ConnectionMoving Forward on Regional Rail The Case for Regional Rail Presented by the Institute for Rational Urban Mobility, Inc. 4 passenger railroads Serving 3 states Operating from 2 great stations Can be forged into 1 regional rail network Reception Featuring Special Guest Theodore W. Kheel, President, Nurture New […]
The New York region’s commuter rail network is failing to keep up with current travel patterns, said panelists at Friday’s Regional Plan Association annual assembly. MTA chair Tom Prendergast agrees, but he doesn’t expect that to change much anytime soon — there are too many other priorities that need to be taken care of first, he said. […]
Planning a city around transit doesn’t mean you have to cluster everything inside the core business district. Copenhagen, whose thoughtful bike network we’ve explored elsewhere, recently commissioned Chelsea-based architect Steven Holl to design T-Husene, a place for living and working outside the core city. The architect’s renderings, released November 2, fit into a town that […]