Wednesday, November 06, 2013
By Kate Hinds
Want to live in a neighborhood where you don't have to own a car? There's a website for that.
Friday, May 31, 2013
By Alicia Mandigo : WMFE
What started as a mayor's morning walk for a healthier staff and community is expanding into a renewed dialogue about pedestrians in Central Florida.
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
"It has the feel of an action movie to it and one you’re definitely not starring in." That's how WLRN's Nathaniel Sandler describes crossing the street in South Florida in a report on why state roads there are so unfriendly to pedestrians.
TN Moving Stories: New Yorkers Face Long Commutes, More DC Residents Are Taking Public Transit, And How To Modernize Air Traffic Control
Thursday, December 16, 2010
By Kate Hinds
Census data, commuter edition: More DC residents are using abandoning their cars and taking public transit to work. "Only New Yorkers take the subway to work more than Washingtonians do." (Washington Post)
Meanwhile, four of New York City's five boroughs logged the nation's longest average commute times to work (New York Post). The country's worst commute continues to belong to Staten Island, where residents spend 42.5 minutes each way traveling to work (Staten Island Live). But remember, New Yorkers --commutes cost less in NYC.
The blog Ride The City published data about more than 600,000 NYC bike rides planned on their site since April 2009. Median ride length: a little over 4 miles. And: 85% of all rides started or ended in just 7% of census blocks.
New York City has launched a new pilot program that will allow some disabled Access-A-Ride customers to take taxis instead. (WNYC)
Amtrak passengers can now bring unloaded guns on some trains. All aboard! (NPR)
Richard Florida digs into neighborhood walkability--which he writes is "a magnet for attracting and retaining the highly innovative businesses and highly skilled people that drive economic growth, raising housing values and generating higher incomes." (The Atlantic)