Luckily, most didn’t take their house with them. For an excellent look at state by state migration patterns, click here.
But not everyone agrees with the idea: “It’s a trolley to nowhere,” said Pat Lawler, 83, sitting on a downtown bench. “In Kenosha (Wisconsin), people drive their cars.”
What’s your take on streetcars? Bring them back, or stick with other forms of alternative transportation?
That’s compared to 7.8 for road-only construction. Cities that want to boost employment need to invest in cycling.
Is BRT the way forward for cities facing severe budget constraints? Cleveland’s Euclid Ave corridor, complete with streetscape improvements and a new BRT line, makes the case that it just might be.
And with 7.5 million riders a day, Mumbai’s trains are the most overloaded in the world.
And in London, the wait is up to 40 years. Feeling patient?
That’s despite the construction of 156,000 affordable housing units in the last 12 years.
The damage brought by events like Superstorm Sandy’s New York City landfall are part of the reason why resiliency is replacing sustainability as planning’s central buzzword.
Despite being famous for its curvy addition to London’s skyline, there’s actually only one piece of curved glass in the Gherkin - the cap on the top.
That’s compared to around 200 million today.
And 31% of children get to school by biking or walking, as compared to a US nationwide average of just 13%.
Facing a shortage of affordable housing units, many Brazilians have taken to occupying abandoned buildings in urban areas.
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Though they aren’t sending out real tickets just yet, those violations are worth over $13 million to the city.
Where do you stand when it comes to the speed camera controversy?