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  • Arlington Transportation Partners awards
    Honoring good behavior for sustainable transportation
    Here is a great sustainability story from Arlington Transportation Partners (ATP) that honors 800 Arlington companies for their supporting the vigorous use of mass transit and green behavior such as riding bicycles to work. Arlington County has a...
  • Move MN: the DFL's transit coalition
    Move MN: the DFL's transit coalition
    This year, an organization called Move MN has caught Minnesota's attention for their transportation agenda. Most people don't know who they are, much less know what their agenda is. This article will change that.First, Move MN isn't...
  • Alternative transportation
    How many forms of alternative transportation did you experience?
    You have heard or read many things about alternative transportation and are informed about what it is all about. Let us look back now, and recap different types:‘Far out’ solar poweredvehicles and flying cars are real and are being...
  • Scott Dibble tax increase
    DFL proposes transportation tax increase
    The DFL majority in the Senate announced its plans to raise taxes to pay for a world class transportation system:At a press conference Monday, Sen. Scott Dibble, DFL-Minneapolis, chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, said the Senate plan...
  • LOVE
    Five Hudson Valley Museums you must visit in 2015
    From Yonkers to Kingston on both sides of the Hudson River, visiting this subjective collection of Hudson Valley Museums presents the broadest look at the art, astronomy, nature, environment, maritime and cultural history of the Hudson Valley and...
  • the snow
    Freezing rain doesn't stop city government from opening
    Across the region, offices and businesses issued a two hour delay for getting to work, yet city offices were expected to open on time. Freezing rain fell across the D.C. region, so many businesses and schools gave residents more time to get to...
  • Dayton, DFL special interests propose major tax increases
    Dayton, DFL special interests propose major tax increases
    Move MN is the latest DFL front organization to grab some spotlight. As their name suggests, Move MN's specialty will be on transportation issues. As with other DFL front organizations, their wish list is lengthy and the first item on their...
  • Mark Dayton unhinged
    Gov. Dayton, unhinged edition
    Less than a week into the 2015 legislative session, Gov. Dayton lost his temper:Gov. Mark Dayton slammed a proposal by House Republicans that would pay for fixing Minnesota’s roads and bridges through $200 million from the state’s...
  • Bullet train will link L.A. to San Francisco by 2029
    Bullet train will link L.A. to San Francisco by 2029
    Construction began today on a 200 mph bullet train that will place Los Angeles and San Francisco truly in the fast lane. This comes after the California High-Speed Rail Authority won the right to break ground for the tracks that will, eventually,...
  • Pinellas County Suncoast Beach Trolley will take you everywhere you need to go
    Pinellas County Suncoast Beach Trolley will take you everywhere you need to go
    Treasure Island and other gulf-coast communities in Pinellas County make for a great weekend getaway. There is not better way to explore the beach communities of Pinellas County than aboard the Suncoast Beach Trolley. This trolley will take you...
  • Balboa Park tram brings visitors to key points
    Get around in Balboa Park
    Visiting Balboa Park can be an exciting experience. With lush gardens, ornate architecture, entertainment, culture and more, Balboa Park is a destination for many. In order to make a visit to San Diego's favorite park a littl easier, the city...
  • Make us happy again
    Republicans choke economic sustainment without infrastructure bill
    It is no longer a matter of economic growth, it is one of just keeping up that is known as sustainment. Citizens are finding it exceedingly difficult to get around these days because the basic infrastructure, roads and bridges are not being...
  • Manhattan CB8 hosts meeting on transportation plans for Roosevelt Island
    Manhattan CB8 hosts meeting on transportation plans for Roosevelt Island
    On Wednesday night, roughly 20 Roosevelt Island residents weighed in on the Department of City Planning's proposals for possible future transportation plans for the neighborhood at a meeting hosted by Manhattan Community Board 8.Michael J....
  • Bikes
    DC Bikeshare celebrates a good four-year run
    Capital Bikeshare is celebrating a milestone: it's four years old.The program has been so popular that it's fourth birthday was marked with the opening of its 200th Bikeshare station (atMcKinley Street and Connecticut Avenue NW) on October...
  • e-sales
    Choose your poison, Virginia: 45% gas hike or Internet sales tax
    Unknown to most, Virginians are about to be slapped with an $800 million-plus tax hike that one state lawmaker calls a game of “Three-Card Monte.”A little-noticed provision in the state’s 2012 transportation package triggers a 45...