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Monday’s Headlines: Memorial Day EditionBy Streetsblog Editorial Board |
We’re going to take today off to honor Memorial Day, sad as always, but especially so this year when 13 cyclists and dozens of pedestrians have been killed.
Memorial Day Talking Headways Podcast: Competing with Car OwnershipBy Jeff Wood |
This week we’re joined by the head of Zipcar, Angelo Adams! We talk about how Zipcar gets parking spaces, how they find customers, the benefits of car sharing and how the company’s biggest competitor is car ownership.
Opinion: 10 Years of Citi Bike, 3 Lessons LearnedBy Doug Gordon |
Happy birthday, Citi Bike. You've taught us a lot of valuable lessons. Here are three from the co-host of the War on Cars podcast.
Memorial Day Op-Ed Special: To Halt Wasteful Highways, America Needs a ‘Road Review’By Tony Dutzik |
n February, the government of Wales announced that it was scrapping all major road-building projects. The move came after a year-long “roads review” in which a government-appointed panel systematically reviewed the nation’s road-building program in light of its climate and environmental goals. To an American steeped in our highway-happy, boondoggle-building transportation policy system, the summary of the roads review reads like something out of a particularly good fantasy novel. But could it happen here, too, if the people lead the way?
Steal This Idea: The Larger the Car, the More You Pay to ParkBy Gersh Kuntzman |
Big news out of Montreal: Starting on July 1, drivers of larger, heavier cars will pay more for residential parking permits in one busy corner of town.
Rail Problem: House GOP Wants to Undermine Trains Exactly When We Need Them MostBy Aaron Short |
The future of interstate rail travel is in jeopardy if the White House caves to House Republican spending cuts as part of the ongoing debt ceiling negotiations, advocates say.