Attitudes toward public transit have been changing in the US for some time, but there’s been more evidence recently that the Millennials (previously known as “Gen Y”) continue to be a driving force of that change. A new report from USPIRG compiles the research from a number of studies over the last decade, including one […]
I’ve seen this rolling around social media: the Helsinki plan to create a centralized transportation network offering truly mutli-modal trip planning and a unified payment system, accessible through a standardized smartphone application. It’s a really impressive vision. Helsinki’s plan, I think, is developed in recognition that to offer the same flexibility as single-occupancy vehicle travel, […]
Jeremy Mendelson publishes the Critical Transit blog and podcast, a journal of best practices in sustainable transportation. I was recently interviewed for Critical Transit Episode #44, “Transit Data, Marketing & Communication with Aaron Antrim”. If you have thoughts or questions, post comments here or on the Critical Transit blog and I will respond.
Public transit, cycle and pedestrian networks are often planned and managed separately. But increasingly, communities and planning processes recognize that car-free travelers need and use various transportation modes, and that the usefulness of each mode is enhanced through coordination with other modes. The modern transportation network and planning proces is increasingly multi-modal. I’m moderating a […]