Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Sunday, March 24, 2013

U.S. has reached #peakauto

twin city sidewalks: "Since 2005, driving has started to plateau. And back around 2008, the total actually began going down for the first time in anyone's living memory. Part of that is the recession and the rise in oil prices. But when viewed from a per capita perspective, the trend hits you even harder. Growth in yearly driving has been slowing since 1990 and been going down since 2004. "

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Monday, March 18, 2013

Friday, March 15, 2013

Critical Transit: Rail in the highway median - not attractive

Critical Transit » Blog Archive » Highway Transit: "Once you reach the platform, you’re still exposed to high health risks from auto emissions, not to mention the discomfort caused by noise and the nauseating feeling of traffic whizzing by within a few meters of where you’re standing. Not a nice place to be waiting, and certainly not a good way to attract riders and promote public transit."

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Champaign-Urbana #freetransit info for seniors

For the retirees March 3, 2013 | "Champaign-Urbana: Rides for grocery shopping in Champaign-Urbana city limits and rides for Champaign County residents to medical appointments can be arranged by contacting the Senior Resource Center of Family Service at 352-5100.

The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District provides senior citizens with a special card for free bus transportation in Champaign-Urbana and half-price taxi service. Call MTD at 384-8188 for more information."

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