CARB Action?

The CA Air Resources Board makes plans to cut transportation emissions and controls some state funding. What have they done for the climate lately? (The proposed 2918-9 state budget is over $130 billion.) California Air Resources Board...

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

Legislation worth keeping an eye on. Regional Measure 3 Bay Area-wide Poll Finds Voters Favor RM3 RM3 would increase bridge tolls to provide funding for transportation improvements. This poll by Alameda County Transit covers the entire Ba Area and found that over half...
Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles: Why Don’t People Know? Californians are not deciding they don’t want PEVs. Rather, they remain to a great extent unaware of PEVs and anything about them. The article includes suggestions for raising awareness. By Justin Gerdes, GreenTech...

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....