OTHER VIEWSTime For City Planners To Adapt A New Model
I recently had my students study and dissect the plans for five cities, including the historic plans for one. In all, ten plans. These are the documents that cities routinely hire consultants to write, often compelled to do so by state statute.
OTHER VIEWSNASCAR Express Train to Sonoma Raceway
NASCAR Race Sonoma, via: John Hughes
For the first time ever, Northern California NASCAR fans can get on board the NASCAR Express train service to the Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at Sonoma Raceway.
OTHER VIEWSSmaller Cars Better Than Bigger Streets?
Auckland New Zealand may be the first city to realize that it can be 10 times less expensive and 10 times faster to purchase and lease Tangos to commuters rather than spend tens of $billions of taxpayer funds on more freeways and other transportation infrastructure.
OTHER VIEWSCongress Should Take Transit Money for Roads
Heritage Foundation Foundry
The federal Highway Trust Fund faces serious funding shortfalls in fiscal year 2015 and beyond, in large part due to funding demands from an expanding array of projects other than general purpose roads.
OTHER VIEWSMegacities and the Density Delusion
Forbes, Joel Kotkin
Perhaps no idea is more widely accepted among urban core theorists than the notion that higher population densities lead to more productivity and sustainable economic growth.