Transportation

Photo: Tribute Van Transportation =┬áthe 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 …

Bike Share

Buzzwords Bike Share = service in which bicycles are made available for shared use to individuals on a very short term basis for a price Headlines The quiet triumph of bike share https://indianapublicmedia.org/news/bloomington-bike-share-to-pull-all-bikes-at-the-end-of-may.php Reno Lime Bikes piled up in downtown scrapyard after no deal from city, photos show Pod Squad: Have You Tried A Biki …

Transportation Security Administration

Logo Elsewhere on the Web Transportation Security Administration – tsa.gov – is an agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that has authority over the security of the traveling public in the United States. It was created as a response to the September 11 attacks. Chiefly concerned with air travel, the TSA employs screening …

Bikes

Photo: Ron Mader, DTLV Bikes In the big picture, biking and cycling are the unsung twin powerhouses of responsible, sustainable, eco and fair and conscious travel. What are the good cycling experiences? How are locals benefiting from bike tours? What events are worth attending or paying attention? Translating: Bicycle Spanish: Bicicleta Elsewhere on the Web …

Las Vegas Monorail

Photo The Las Vegas Monorail – https://www.lvmonorail.com – provides a quick and convenient connection along the Las Vegas Strip, linking riders to world-class restaurants, shows, shops, day/nightclubs, spas, hotels, and casinos. Trains arrive every 4-8 minutes at each of the 7 stations. The Las Vegas Monorail has customer service ticket offices at the following stations: …

Monorail

Buzzwords Monorail = a railroad in which the track consists of a single rail, typically elevated Elsewhere on the Web http://www.monorails.org Photos Embedded Tweets How Vegas would look if they'd extended the monorail to the airport pic.twitter.com/51L1SEx79d — Las Vegas Locally ­čî┤ (@LasVegasLocally) May 8, 2019 Wikipedia Monorail Planeta.com Las Vegas Monorail