First Map of LA is Older Than You Think
Maps help a city comprehend itself and to chart its future and reflect on its past. Commonly cited as the first cartographic representation of Los Angeles, "Los Angeles City Map No. 1" from 1849 combines an honest accounting of the layout of buildings and public streets with a projection of the newly American city's future
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. The Chatter, commentary and opposition articles will be found towards the bottom.
Ottawa: Jeff Tumlin on Congestion
It's hard to overstate how much fun Jeffrey Tumlin is to listen to. The California-based consultant on transit-oriented development gave an afternoon talk, a snappy one with an actually worthwhile set of slides, on fighting congestion on roads...
Houston: Residents Will Vote on Transit Funding
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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.
Houston: Mass Transit Gains Momentum in Survey
This year's Kinder Houston Area Survey found strong support for mass transit and a growing number of people who say they want to live within walking distance of work and shopping, reflecting what survey founder Stephen Klineberg predicts will become a fundamental shift in one of the nation's most car-centric cities...
San Francisco: App Built for Muni Goes Unused
STARTING leasing next month beside the PATH station here: 275 new rental units with an attended lobby, a fitness center, an outdoor pool and volleyball court, a residents' lounge, and garage parking - all within walking distance of a major-league soccer stadium... Read On