$3B Plan Would End Tolls on New Road
Austin American Statesman, via: @WalkableDFW
How could the state lure people away from Interstate 35 and onto the Texas 130 tollway several miles to the east? State Rep. Paul Workman has a $3 billion answer to that question: make it free.
Mountain View Council Walks Back Traffic Reduction Goal
San Jose Mercury News
The Mountain View City Council backed away Tuesday from its earlier position that no new net vehicle trips should result from future development in the North Bayshore Area and instead set its sights on lowering the drive-alone rate from 62 percent to 45 percent by 2030.
Unique Funding Proposed for Northern Line Extension
The proposed extension of the Northern Line of the London Underground is one of the major infrastructure projects heralded by the British Government in its recent budget. But will the unique funding scheme, under which a loan underwritten by government will be paid off by local businesses, succeed in the current turbulent economy?
Don't Expect SunRail to Be Cure All
There I was, happily reading a front-page story about plans to bring assorted rail projects to Orlando, when I ran face first into these statements from transit supporters:
Read OnLocal Businesses Giving Telecommuting a Try
Julie Rowland's townhouse sits back from a crescent-shaped street in Virginia Beach's Timberlake neighborhood. Few cars travel down it during the day. Inside, the phone almost never rings.