Special Issue on Transportation
A variety of innovations is making bicycling safer than ever. By Adam Regn Arvidson — with sidebars by Nicole Wynands and John Hendrickson.
Jeffrey Spivak describes new projects of various stripes. With sidebars by Ann Sussman (the car of the future) and Kim Lundgren (electric vehicle infrastructure).
Sidebar: Plug-in Stations Come to Town
Sidebar: The Car of the Future
Jeremy Nelson and Jason Schrieber, AICP, offer lessons from six pioneering cities — in Planning Practice.
Alex Marshall goes underground to report on the nation's largest — and expanding — transit system.
More and more people are driving a communal automobile. Alice Bieszczat and Joseph Schwieterman take a spin around town.
How well has BART done in its long-term efforts to build transit-oriented development? John King is on the scene. A Sustaining Places story.
Governments at all levels are making efforts to achieve transportation benefits more efficiently without sacrificing quality or good planning.
A regular column by APA's CEO, Paul Farmer.
California redevelopment, frac sand. Includes Web-Only interviews with planners in the mayor's office: Ralph Becker and Ron Littlefield.
Local fracking bans, mining.
Statistics in the news, compiled by APA's Research Department. This month: anatomy of a pedestrian fatality.
Timothy Beatley ponders the slow wood movement.
Taxing retail, open space.
Traffic engineering, transit for humans.
New reports, blogs, videos, etc.
Solving the pension problem.
Cover: In Portland, Oregon, streetcar (foreground) and light-rail lines intersect at several locations; photo by John Smatlak, RPR Consulting.