Mobility Archive

How transit-oriented development can be triple bottom line: First of all, this post is not against light-rail transit-oriented development, but
Car sharing to set compelling new standards: Most every major city has car sharing, but it’s currently not like
London’s new highway system… for bikes: Looks like your typical highway map doesn’t it? Except this isn’t for
Biking moving into the U.S. mainstream: You know what it was like with commuting by bike in the
The shift from (auto)mobile to mobile (device): It’s no longer cool to be in a mobile device as much
Emerging generations, ‘Who needs a car?: That’s the growing sentiment among Gen Yers, those in their teens and
B-Cycle takes bike sharing to new high in Denver: It’s not the first bike sharing system in the U.S. (which is
Streetcars coming to 22 cities in next 2 years?: One indication that people are becoming increasingly more interested in getting around
World’s first super light electric folding bike: Given the shift to more pedestrian-oriented built environments, what kind of transportation
The urban ‘moving bike: Onno Sminia and Louis Pierre Geerinckx represent what we need more of.
Making transit as cool as cars: For any city taking transit seriously (or not seriously), the video above
For many, a car-free lifestyle begins now: While trends indicate that emerging generations preferring a world beyond cars will
Emerging gens prefer world beyond cars: J.D. Power and Associates released a new Gen Y study analyzing discussions
Public, private sectors investing in driving less: It’s not just a grassroots effort anymore. Fast Company Magazine’s September 2009
Amsterdam’s extraordinary bike culture: No other city in the world matches Amsterdam’s biking culture, where more
Creative bus stops: A few pictures are worth more than a thousand bus stops. Check
The most walkable neighborhoods in the U.S.: What are the most walkable neighborhoods in the U.S., objectively speaking? Walk
NYC’s grand bike sharing business plan: As a follow up to the previous entry, Bike sharing the next
Curitiba, Brazil’s famous pre-subway alternative: If your city doesn’t quite have the critical mass for a subway
Next gen ‘leave it anywhere’ car sharing: Many of us are familiar with car sharing, popularized by Zipcar, where
Same number of passengers…: This is one of those ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’
Parking garage for 92 bicycles or 4 cars?: Automated bicycle parking garages are about to hit the tipping point. Tokyo
GOOD’s worldwide subway comparison: What better way to understand how the world’s transit systems compare than
Bike racks as public art increasing in popularity: We’ve had public art cows in Chicago, fish in Baltimore, pandas in
David Byrne’s artful bike racks: When artist and avid cyclist David Byrne, former lead singer for the
Free personalized bikes for university freshmen: Here’s a pretty significant sign of the times – both the University
The best bike sharing program in the world – video: On July 15, 2007 Paris launched the world’s largest bike sharing system
Street parking turned dedicated bike lane: On one hand you have freeways being dismantled for public parks (eg
Automated bike parking garage – very cool: Amid the biking craze in many cities around the world, if you’ve
40 U.S. cities looking to embrace streetcars: As they say, the more things change the more they stay the