Transportation Links

Photo Links related to transportation presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines It’s Time To Let Go Of Commuter Culture – Jalopnik http://transportblog.co.nz/2015/07/21/the-equity-implications-of-minimum-parking-requirements http://www.salon.com/2014/07/27/listen_up_america_its_time_to_starting_making_mass_transit_free The Guide to Sustainable Transport 2014 – @bluegreentweet Flickr Transportation Twitter @RickVelotta Elsewhere on the Web http://transportblog.co.nz – @TransportBlog Reports Mobilizing Sustainable Transportation for Development (PDF) @sustdev Recommended Listening The driverless car-where …

Freeways without Futures (2019)

Report cover New publication freeways-without-futures https://www.cnu.org Facebook @NewUrbanism Background CNU advocates for replacing urban freeways with surface streets, boulevards and avenues as the most cost-effective, sustainable option for cities grappling with aging grade separated roads. This has the added benefit of providing significant opportunities to heal local street networks and improve regional traffic dispersion. As …

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 almost all …

FlightRadar24

Screenshot Elsewhere on the Web / fave apps Flightradar24 – flightradar24.com – is a global flight tracking service that provides real-time information about thousands of aircraft around the world. Flightradar24 tracks 180,000+ flights, from 1,200+ airlines, flying to or from 4,000+ airports around the world in real time. Our service is currently available online and …

Hiking

Buzzwords Hike = a long walk, especially in the country or wilderness Embedded Tweets My #hiking goal for the year was 800 miles and I'm at 810 with weeks to go. Being outdoors in #Arizona, reveling in scenery, breathing clean air & exercising adds balance to my life. Hiking heals me. One of my favorite …

Driving in Mexico

Photo: Abasto(s) 2011 Author’s note: Updating one of Planeta.com’s oldest features, presented without necessary edits and updates. Suggestions are welcome. Good news – major roads have good signage – displaying the highway number, kilometer marker, and mileage for upcoming cities. An added plus are solar-powered emergency telephones on the toll (cuota) highways. Most toll roads …

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 …

Highways

Photo Highway = a main road, especially one connecting major towns or cities. Interstate = one of a system of expressways covering the 48 contiguous states. Spotlight: Highways and Interstates in the USA Interstate 10 Interstate 11 Interstate 35 Interstate 40 Interstate 70 Interstate 80 Route 66 Americas Pan-American Highway Elsewhere on the web Freeways …