Comments Off on U.S. Public Transit Ridership Hits 57-Year Peak
According to a new report from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), 2013 had the largest number of users of American public transit systems in the last 57 years. 10.7 billion Americans road trains, subways, light rail, and buses last year.
APTA President and CEO Michael Melaniphy commented on the figures presented from the report, saying “access to public transportation matters.… Read More
Comments Off on The 20-Minute Neighborhood
What if you could reach everything you could possibly need within 20 minutes of leaving your front door? This is a movement that is stretching across the globe – from Melbourne, Australia, to Portland, Oregon – and is exactly what we’re talking about for little ol’ White Flint, Maryland. A 20-minute neighborhood offers food, schools, parks and transit within a short walk from your home. … Read More
Comments Off on What is “Driving” New York and D.C. to have the Smallest Share of Cars?
In our effort to make White Flint a walkable community, we like to find examples of trends or models throughout the United States and globally from which we can learn. Recently, it seems many other urban areas around the United States are also noticing a trend in their communities, declining presence of cars as their main means of transportation.… Read More