The September monthly meeting of Auto-Free New York will feature remarks by Paul Rivey, Civil Engineer and Urban Planner from Paris. More than a dozen medium-sized French cities have built new light rail systems in the past two decades. Now even Paris has caught the spirit and completed its first line within the city walls. […]
Tuesday, August 22, 20066 to 8 pmMeet at Hoboken Terminal, Main Concourse, promptly at 6pm. Take PATH, bus or ferry to Hoboken Terminal. A visit the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Line
COVID-19 underscores that closing streets to traffic and enhancing amenities in the crowded core will be vital to the survival of urban America.
As the transit lockbox bill awaits the signature of Governor Cuomo — by no means a sure thing — tonight Transportation Alternatives will be holding a Vigil for Public Transit: “One year ago, New York City had two subway lines, 36 bus routes and 570 bus stops taken away. In Albany, our own state elected […]
Much of the talk on the Streetsblog Network in the past few days, perhaps prompted by the recently concluded Congress for the New Urbanism conference, is about transit-oriented development. The real estate crisis, it seems, may finally be pushing the issue into the mainstream. Photo of housing near a new light rail line by Light […]
2011 was a tough year for transit. Local agencies, still hurting from the recession, continued to slash bus routes and raise fares. There were a few bright spots in an otherwise gloomy landscape, however, not the least of which was U.S. DOT’s TIGER program. Thanks to federal investments like that, and strong local support in […]