An open competition to design a new urban quarter in Iceland will prioritize sustainable transportation in a region that's proactively transitioning out of car dependency — and it could serve as a model for how to fill similar holes in growing U.S. communities.
This week, Colin Parent, executive director of Circulate San Diego, comes on the program to talk about his new report, "Fast Bus! How San Diego Can Make Progress by Speeding Up the Bus." That title should say it all!
On today's episode of The Brake, though, we spoke with Mayor John Bauters of Emeryville, Calif., who's making massive progress to make streets safer, greener and more equitable in his small town — and sharing lessons in leadership that can scale to even the biggest cities.
Across the U.S., transit agencies are grappling with a shortfall of operators. These operators — frontline workers that keep buses and trains running are essential to a functioning transit network that actually gets riders where they need to go.