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Activity Centers in Austin - Are they walkable?

A simple quick analysis of the existing sidewalk infrastructure within the Imagine Austin Centers show how “walkable” these centers currently are.

In sum, only 5.03% of total sidewalks are located within these Activity Centers. 55 more words

Transportation headlines, Monday, June 1

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GIS Integration - Powerful tool

Here is an update of the work from the Technical Subcommittee at the Pedestrian Advisory Council (PAC) – Austin, TX. May 30, 2015

A few concepts are introduced to be more publicly accessible and promote empowerment of the community with a data-driven background (to better our decision-making process). 48 more words

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Is Staten Island Bigger than Manhattan?

The somewhat counter-intuitive answer is not only “yes,” but by twice as much–Staten Island, that somewhat neglected borough of an otherwise racially diverse metropolis known as Gotham; its landmass is larger than the sprawling borough of Brooklyn, as well. 972 more words

Benjamin Hennig

The Wolf is Real: MTA Funding is at a Critical Juncture

MTA Chairman and CEO Tom Prendergast wasn’t crying wolf when he warned Wednesday of what’s in store if the agency’s 2015-2019 capital program isn’t fully funded. 737 more words

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Dutch Cycling Series #3: Groningen - What Bike Cities Can Be

In the last post I mentioned Groningen, one of the most cycling-friendly cities in the world. Cycling in Groningen is more than just a way to commute: locals use cycling for everything from getting to work and shopping to getting to parties and even transporting Christmas trees and refrigerators! 84 more words

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