NUMTOT

Buzzwords NUMTOT = The popular Facebook group New Urbanist Memes for Transit-Oriented Teens (NUMTOT), was the digital launchpad for this acronym, used to refer to any young person that appreciates public transit as well as urban development. Wikipedia: The group was created in March 2017 as “New Urbanist Shitposting”, and was intended as a spin-off …

Transportation

Photo: Tribute Van Transportation = the action of transporting someone or something or the process of being transported Questions What is the environmental impact of travel-related transportation — airlines, bikes, buses, cars, cruise ships? How can transportation be made more eco-friendly? What are the best examples of eco-friendly transportation? Is sustainable travel possible when advertising is …

Bikes Links

Photo: Bike Share in Las Vegas Links related to bikes presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Middle Ground – Bike Magazine – @bikemag https://deadspin.com/let-me-explain-this-hilarious-cycling-scandal-to-you-1838856161 How I Learned to Cycle Like a Dutchman – New Yorker https://reasonstobecheerful.world/bicycle-architecture 25 of the most influential bicycles of all time The Best Bike Cities in America – Bicycling (2018) China …

Transportation Links

Photo Links related to transportation presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines It’s Time To Let Go Of Commuter Culture – Jalopnik http://transportblog.co.nz/2015/07/21/the-equity-implications-of-minimum-parking-requirements http://www.salon.com/2014/07/27/listen_up_america_its_time_to_starting_making_mass_transit_free The Guide to Sustainable Transport 2014 – @bluegreentweet Flickr Transportation Twitter @RickVelotta Elsewhere on the Web http://transportblog.co.nz – @TransportBlog Reports Mobilizing Sustainable Transportation for Development (PDF) @sustdev Recommended Listening The driverless car-where …

Freeways without Futures (2019)

Report cover New publication freeways-without-futures https://www.cnu.org Facebook @NewUrbanism Background CNU advocates for replacing urban freeways with surface streets, boulevards and avenues as the most cost-effective, sustainable option for cities grappling with aging grade separated roads. This has the added benefit of providing significant opportunities to heal local street networks and improve regional traffic dispersion. As …

Pan-American Highway

Map: Seaweege Wikipedia: The Pan-American Highway (French: (Auto)route panaméricaine/transaméricaine; Portuguese: Rodovia/Auto-estrada Pan-americana; Spanish: Autopista/Carretera/Ruta Panamericana) is a network of roads stretching across the American continents and measuring about 30,000 kilometres (19,000 mi)[1] in total length. Except for a rainforest break of approximately 106 km (70 mi), called the Darién Gap, the roads link almost all …

FlightRadar24

Screenshot Elsewhere on the Web / fave apps Flightradar24 – flightradar24.com – is a global flight tracking service that provides real-time information about thousands of aircraft around the world. Flightradar24 tracks 180,000+ flights, from 1,200+ airlines, flying to or from 4,000+ airports around the world in real time. Our service is currently available online and …

Hiking

Buzzwords Hike = a long walk, especially in the country or wilderness Embedded Tweets My #hiking goal for the year was 800 miles and I'm at 810 with weeks to go. Being outdoors in #Arizona, reveling in scenery, breathing clean air & exercising adds balance to my life. Hiking heals me. One of my favorite …