The Providence Preservation Society welcomes Tom Murphy, former Mayor of Pittsburgh and senior resident fellow at the Urban Land Institute, to their 2015 Annual Meeting on Thursday, January 29, 2015, 5:30 pm, at the Providence Public Library.
Narrowing lanes in Toronto, ‘metro sapiens,’ leadership needed for bike infrastructure, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Citi Bike, NYC bike share. Photo (cc) ccho. Gawker: Tycoon’s Pet Newspaper Thinks For-Profit Citi Bikes Are Socialism The Observer objects to Citi Bike not because the bikes are hideous or dangerous—the editors mention, but shrug off, the possibility of “accidents involving goofy tourists,” which for many New Yorkers is a plus—but because of… socialism. Yes! Citi Bike “represents another …
The empty bus myth, free transit in Estonia, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Wetlands as hurricane protection, two-tiered property taxes, and more in today’s News & Notes.
StreetFilms: San Francisco: Reclaiming Streets With Innovative Solutions Tom Radulovich, the executive director of the local non-profit Livable City, describes the recent livable streets achievements in San Francisco as “tactical urbanism” — using low-cost materials like paint and bollards to reclaim street space. That willingness to experiment was a big reason that the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) …
Select Bus, Americas bad roads, urban retail, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Temporary retail, small cities, fighting sprawl, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Pittsburgh Walk & Bike from Streetfilms on Vimeo. Streetfilms