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Today’s Headlines

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Are We Building Too Much Parking? (Houston Chron) TxDOT proposes converting Hwy. 290 main lane to HOV lane during off-peak hours, will host public meeting in October (Community Impact) Capital Metro: Exclusive pathways necessary for high-capacity transit (Community Impact) Neighborhood road becomes rush detour (KVUE) Austinites to celebrate open spaces this Friday, Sept. 21 for […]

The Elephant in the Room

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Transportation engineer Ian Lockwood is not only a leading voice within the profession for safer, multi-modal streets, he's also an amateur cartoonist known for skewering the absurdity in the modern transportation industry. Streetsblog is pleased to announce that we'll be featuring a new cartoon from Ian every month.
via Street Smart

Parking vs. People

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I like to mash up city data.  Sometimes it can be extremely revealing.  Sometimes it is worthless, but even then, it helps clarify what factors are or are not interdependent and interrelated when it comes to cities.  These efforts are necessary for dispelling incorrect conventional wisdom of cities.  Such as parking.  As I’ll get to. […]