How Transit Can Regain Riders

How Transit Can Regain Riders

The 2019 TransitCenter study Who’s on Board? How to Win Back America’s Transit Riders is out, and makes interesting, easy reading.  There’s also a concise readable summary in the TransitCenter article Who’s on Board? Riders Explain Why They’re Using Transit Less...
We Need to Steer Smart with AV’s

We Need to Steer Smart with AV’s

Self-Driving Cars Need to be Steered in a Climate-Smart Direction Shared electric AVs whisking folks safely and efficiently to and from destinations and transit stops could be great. Easy solo gas-AV rides on a whim, not so much. Which will happen? Read the article....
Robo Heaven or Autonomous Hell?

Robo Heaven or Autonomous Hell?

Creating a Transportation Revolution that Benefits All. This Greenlining Institute report discusses the potential health, mobility, and social costs of moving to AVs. Read the article. January 23,...
CA Fuel Economy Standards update – not good

CA Fuel Economy Standards update – not good

Trump Administration, Getting Set for a Major Rollback, Ends Clean Air Talks with California. Stanley Young, a spokesman for the air resources board, said meetings between the sides had been held but “were always at a superficial level, with no effort to engage in a...
High Speed Rail: What Happened?

High Speed Rail: What Happened?

Train to nowhere? Here’s how high-speed rail project went off the rails Did it go off the rails, or was it derailed by nimbyism and a diehard car culture?  California’s high-speed rail project has repeatedly hit lawsuits, engineering problems, geological obstacles,...