Tracks News - In this section you'll find news from cities around the country as well as interviews and general reporting on issues. It might be from a newspaper or a blog, but it counts as news.
National: House Dems Will Support Compromise
A Democratic member on the committee of lawmakers that negotiated a bicameral agreement on a new transportation bill said Wednesday that members of his party would support the emerging agreement...
National: Boxer Calls Highway Bill a Victory
The Democratic chairwoman of the committee of lawmakers that has conferenced on new…
Relatively few people commute to work by public transport, though many more could do so. Transit oriented development can bring workplaces closer to frequent public transport and so reduce the need for car commuting. However, changes in the built environment alone may not change commuting choices significantly. Workplace travel plans could be used to leverage a greater shift from solo car trips to alternatives like public transport. In Perth, the TravelSmart Workplace program is supporting workplace action to encourage travel behaviour change through travel plans (known locally as green transport plans).