Convergence of Mobility and Mobility (ConMaM)

I am a bit obsessed with the idea that travel information plays a crucial (and often overlooked) role in sustainable mobility options. Ian Sacs on the Planetizen blog has an idea for how one facet of this issue — mobility information on mobile devices — can get more attention.  New acryonyms!  (If you’ve been involved…

A blog to watch: “Human Transit”

Yesterday, I discovered a new favorite blog, “Human Transit.” The blog is by Jarrett Walker, a consultant at McCormick Rankin Cagney.  On the welcome post, he says: Since 1991 I’ve been a consulting transit planner, helping to design transit networks and policies for a huge range of communities.  My goal here is to start conversations…

Google Transit benefits

This article appeared in the Times-Standard on October 23, 2007. Google Transit is a new service that provides customized public transit itineraries. If you’ve ever used a website like MapQuest for driving directions, you will instantly understand Google Transit. To figure out how to travel somewhere using Google Transit, just enter starting and ending locations…