Per capita VMT drops for ninth straight year; DOTs taking notice | SSTI.us, 2/24/2014 (via atlurbanist)
Time to make a change and save some lives.
A PIRG report released this week details strategies to reduce auto use on college campuses across the United States, finding that parking consumes valuable campus real estate—real estate that could be put to far more productive uses.
Peter Norton, Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City, 2008 (via atlantic)
Bikes vs. Cars is a feature-length, in-progress film that hopes to be part of the global movement by shedding light on the city’s car-centric past and bike-friendly future. Learn more and join the cause at the Bikes vs Cars Kickstarter Campaign website.
Go bikes go!
US PIRG releases a study of trends and changes in American driving habits. Read more here.
Time to reinvent the wheel? This infographic presents an idea that could apply to cars and bikes: the square wheel.
Donald C. Shoup, “The High Cost of Free Parking.”
Chicago, IL: Planners Press, © 2005, p. 21(via fraserarchitecture)
In the U.S., it’s about three times cheaper on average to drive an electric car than a gas-powered one. But certain states are much more EV-friendly than others.