Equity in the new mobility

How can transportation serve everyone, regardless of economic status?  I think this report, A Framework for Equity in New Mobility, by Stuart Cohen and Clarrissa Cabansagan of Transform, is a good starting point to evaluate equity of developments in transportation...
Coming to the Ballot

Coming to the Ballot

This is a completely informal list of articles and presentations about legislation in the Bay Area regarding transportation.  Its purpose is to help readers keep up on the changing legal and political situation.  We have not necessarily discussed or taken a position...

The Automotive Liberation of Paris

The city has waged a remarkably successful effort to get cars off its streets and reclaim walkable space. It didn’t happen overnight. But driving within Paris city limits has dropped about 45% since 1990, according to a recent paper. Meanwhile, transit’s share has...
Congestion Management Around the World

Congestion Management Around the World

Getting cars and trucks out of busy downtowns is crucial to encouraging public transit, biking and walking. When they’ve got to drive, a congestion fee supports sharing the car. A number of cities worldwide are instituting or working on plans for this smart idea....
California Prepares to Ban Gas Cars

California Prepares to Ban Gas Cars

Is California ready to join Great Britain, France, China, India and other countries in setting a phase-out date for gas cars and light trucks?  If the Clean Cars 2040 Act–AB1745–introduced into the California Assembly January 3, 2018, is approved, only...