Tag Archives: transportation

What Really Happens When a City Makes Its Transit System Free?

Reblogged from “Atlantic Cities” about free transportation in Châteauroux, France: “The motivations for making a transit system free are obvious. Increased ridership can relieve traffic, improve the environment, boost the system’s efficiency, give residents more spending money, help the poor, … Continue reading

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Guest Article: Skywalks in Hong Kong and their Consequences on Urban Communities

by Patricia Woo [1] Higher-density living has been long explored as a means to contain urban sprawl.  Past research has found many environmental benefits with this strategy – reduction in carbon dioxide emissions, using less land and reducing air pollution and … Continue reading

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Three Short Movies about Traveling the World and Their Messages

By Renard Teipelke Traveling the world as an adventure (or a luxury) undertaken by young adults has become a well-known part of life of today’s younger generations. Multiple blogs are filled with online diaries, pictures, videos, links, and other pieces … Continue reading

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