Category Archives: Transportation

commuting to work — “traffic blues” or a rosy outlook?

In one of his articles, Inayatullah observes that citizens want fewer cars and more public transport. At the same time, the automobile is associated with freedom in various parts of the world, especially in the US – where it has … Continue reading

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Try being an urban transportation planner!

Try being an urban transportation planner.  You can do it!  Which tradeoffs would you make regarding the needs of new residents, existing residents, environmental impact, and the tax base? New residents (brought in by job growth) need places to live, … Continue reading

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Life after the automobile?

Will your country be an automobile society in 2030? Why or why not?  If not, characterize communities and living patterns in the post-automobile society in your part of the world.

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