Highways

Photo: Arbor Day Highway = a main road, especially one connecting major towns or cities. Interstate = one of a system of expressways covering the 48 contiguous states of the USA HeadlinesA Brief History Of How Racism Shaped Interstate Highways – NPR Elsewhere on the webFreeways Without Futures – CNU Embedded Tweets FlickrFederal Highways Administration …

New Mexico Rail Runner

Photo: MrTinDC New Mexico Rail Runner Express is a commuter rail system serving the metropolitan areas of Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico. It is administered by the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) and the Rio Metro Regional Transit District (Rio Metro). It now does about 2,200 one-way passenger trips per day. Phase I …

Transportation

Photo: Tribute Van Transportation = the action of transporting someone or something or the process of being transported Questions What is the environmental impact of travel-related transportation — airlines, bikes, buses, cars, cruise ships? How can transportation be made more eco-friendly? What are the best examples of eco-friendly transportation? Is sustainable travel possible when advertising is …

Transportation Links

Photo: Tropicana Links related to transportation presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesButtigieg charms Washington with his accessibilityHow to track the big stuck boat – The Verge – myshiptracking.comPete Buttigieg Has Some Ideas for Overhauling How America Moves Around – Rolling StoneIt’s Time To Let Go Of Commuter Culture – JalopnikListen up, America: It’s time to …

Pan-American Highway

    Map: Seaweege Wikipedia: The Pan-American Highway (French: (Auto)route panaméricaine/transaméricaine; Portuguese: Rodovia/Auto-estrada Pan-americana; Spanish: Autopista/Carretera/Ruta Panamericana) is a network of roads stretching across the American continents and measuring about 30,000 kilometres (19,000 mi)[1] in total length. Except for a rainforest break of approximately 106 km (70 mi), called the Darién Gap, the roads link …

Cars

Photo Car = a road vehicle, typically with four wheels, powered by an internal combustion engine and able to carry a small number of people. Misc – trends, increase in electric vehicles Elsewhere on the Webkbb.comused-carsconsumerreports1.truecar.com Safetyautosafety.orgnhtsa.gov/recalls Auctionsbarrett-jackson.com HeadlinesTurn-by-turntables: How drivers got from point A to point B in the early 1900sHow-the-carmakers-trumped-themselves/562400 BatteriesHow to Dispose …

Aviation Links

Photo: Las Vegas Airport Links related to aviation (in mostly random order): HeadlinesClimate change: Jet fuel from waste ‘dramatically lowers’ emissions – BBCAirbus attempting to create zero-carbon passenger plane by 2035Eight Shocking Secrets I Learned While Working on Private JetsHere’s Why So Many Planes Are Still Flying, Nearly EmptyConfusion among U.S. airlines as airplanes fly …

High-Speed Rail

Buzzwords High-speed rail = rail transport that operates significantly faster than traditional rail traffic, using an integrated system of specialized rolling stock and dedicated tracks HeadlinesGen Z’s high-speed rail meme dream, explained  – Vox Videos WikipediaHigh-speed railHigh-speed_rail_in_the_United_States Planeta.com

Bike Share

Buzzwords Bike Share = service in which bicycles are made available for shared use to individuals on a very short term basis for a price Questions = Preguntas Are we doing enough to grow bike share programs? = ¿Estamos haciendo lo suficiente para hacer crecer los programas de bicicletas compartidas? HeadlinesWhy some bike shares work …