A number of these articles & postings look at the connection between transportation and land use. Others consider issues ranging from public transportation to transit-oriented development. For articles focused more on streets & road design and on pedestrian & bicyclist issues, check out those topic categories on the menu.

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Integrating Land Use & Transportation

Integrating Land Use & Transportation

A growing number of communities are recognizing the close relationship between transportation planning decisions and land use. Transportation planner Whit Blanton reports on how one metropolitan area has begun to put land use and transportation in balance.

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The Mis-Marketing of Transit

Why would anyone switch to transit, and put up with slower speeds and less convenience than provided by their car? The answer lies in the substantial savings from not having to own a second, or possibly any, car.