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 …

Aviation Links

Photo: Las Vegas Airport Links related to aviation (in mostly random order): Headlines Major airlines say they’re acting on climate change. Our research reveals how little they’ve achieved Long-haul, fuel efficient jets underpin demand at Las Vegas air show – Reuters https://www.npr.org/2019/10/01/766112076/planning-to-fly-a-year-from-now-better-double-check-your-drivers-license Here’s Why Airplane Boarding Got So Ridiculous South American pilot unions take news …

Airports Links

Photo: Las Vegas Airport Links related to airports Twitter @AeropuertoUIO @flyLAXairport @LASairport @kenyaairports @iflymia @AICM_mx Recommended Listening Iconic buildings: The TWA terminal at New York’s JFK airport Headlines Airports embrace renewable energy to cut air travel emissions – Axios Elsewhere on the Web Prepare for take-off – Colin Bisset Quotes Flughafen sind Un-Orte; ein Ort, …

Las Vegas Airports

Photo: December McCarran International Airport consists of 110 aircraft gates at two separate terminal buildings T1 – Terminal 1 & T3 – Terminal 3, each with its own parking garage, ticketing/check-in area, baggage claim, and shopping and dining options. News – For the second time in its history, McCarran International Airport welcomed more than 4.5 million passengers in …

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 …

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 …