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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
Posted in Robot Cars, Transport Tagged New Urbanism, robot cars, Robots, Transport Leave a comment
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
Posted in New Urbanism, Trains, Transport Tagged congestion, end of suburbia, lost productivity, New Urbanism, Suburban sprawl, traffic jams Leave a comment
‘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
Posted in New Urbanism, Trains, Transport Tagged bus, city, ecocity, future, New Urbanism, peak car, Peak Oil, train, tram, Transport Leave a comment
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
Posted in Renewable energy, Transport Tagged "Moving cooler", density, emissions, greenie, New Urbanism, Peak Oil, Rail, sustainability, town planning, Trains, Transport Leave a comment
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
Posted in New Urbanism Tagged ecocity, New Urbanism, Peak Oil Leave a comment
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