Tag Archives: New Urbanism

Robot taxis in Netherlands

Sorry taxi drivers, but the self-driving shuttles are coming. On the plus side? This will probably lower the cost of cabs, creating a culture that devalues owning and driving one’s own car, and values instead the freedom of the robot … Continue reading

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Sprawl costs America $1 TRILLION annually!

This is amazing. How dumb are we for building sprawl across the western world? Washington, DC, March 19th: Urban sprawl costs the American economy more than US$1 trillion annually, according to a new study by the New Climate Economy. These … Continue reading

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‘Peak cars’ from clever city design, NOT peak oil!

The Guardian is running the most encouraging news headline I’ve seen in a long time. I grabbed my coffee, and sat and stared in wonder at this headline. It’s a thing of beauty. End of the car age: how cities … Continue reading

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Major new report!

From the CityFix blog: If anyone’s not seen it yet, the new Moving Cooler report is destined to be a real landmark moment in United States sustainable transportation. It’s quite rare to see any sort of think tank or government … Continue reading

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Online Opinion gets New Urbanism wrong again!

It amazes me that I was nearly taken in by this Online Opinion paper, that it even disturbed me for 5 minutes! When I realized the fundamental flaw, I laughed out loud. The fundamental flaw is that it analyses what … Continue reading

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