Posts Tagged Grist

NYC Ranked 12th Most Sustainable City in U.S.

July 19, 2009
NYC Ranked 12th Most Sustainable City in U.S.

I was surprised to hear that in a list recently released by the NRDC, New York was ranked as the 12th most sustainable city in the U.S.  That isn’t such a terrible spot to be in, but I assumed that our density and public transportation would have been enough to give us a formidable leg-up […]

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New Light Rail System Unveiled in Seattle

July 13, 2009

The Grist carried a piece on Seattle’s new light rail system that follows nicely on the heels of yesterday’s discussion of Bus Rapid Transit. Van Schagen does not go into a comparative analysis of the two transportation alternatives, but she does indicate that the light rail in Seattle has enjoyed much public support. For a […]

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New Urban Transit Systems of the U.S.

June 15, 2009
New Urban Transit Systems of the U.S.

This weekend, Grist ran a great piece on dark horse transit systems of the United States.  I was familiar with a few of their case studies (the Olympics-driven Salt Lake light rail, for example, is fantastic) but some were a complete surprise.  Who would have thought that tourist clogged Orlando was an up-and-comer?  Or that […]

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