Tag: traffic

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Return to Office Impacts Waste and Recycling Collection

March 2, 2023

Via: Waste360

As America’s workers return to the office, waste haulers are adjusting their collection routes to accommodate the rise in traffic. A new white paper from the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA), titled “The Impact Noise Ordinances Have on Waste […]

Infrastructure, Public Works

New Jersey awards $1.4M in Highway Safety Fund grants

April 14, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) recently awarded 54 municipalities $1.4 million in Highway Safety Fund Program grants to promote safety along designated Safe Corridor state highway segments. Segments are designated based on traffic volume, crash data, and other […]

Basic Services, Civil Service

Transportation Alternatives Wants Mayoral Candidates To Commit to 25% More Open Space 

March 1, 2021

Via: NYC Streets Blog

Vision Zero? How about Vision 25 by 25? A coalition of safe-street advocates are calling on all mayoral candidates to commit to giving streets back to the people, by transforming at least a quarter of the space that’s currently dedicated […]

Infrastructure, Public Works

Op-Ed: Portland’s Costly Highway Mistake

December 26, 2019

Via: NYC Streets Blog

Portland — a city known for its environmentalism, urban planning, public transportation, public involvement, and progressive politicians — is about to go backward by widening a noxious freeway, Interstate 5, through the city’s Rose Quarter. “Climate” Governor Kate Brown, Mayor […]

Basic Services, Public Transport

Flying cars could cut emissions, replace planes, and reduce traffic – but not soon enough

April 18, 2019

Via: TNW

When Chitty Chitty Bang Bang was released 50 years ago, flying cars were a flight of fancy. Now, these futuristic vehicles are entering the outer fringes of reality. According to a new study published in Nature, for some journeys flying […]

Basic Services, Public Transport

Slower Subways Will Cost New Yorkers $1.4 Billion This Year

June 27, 2017

Via: NYC Streets Blog

By denying responsibility for his transit system,” Brad Aaron wrote here last Friday, Governor Andrew Cuomo “is perpetuating a charade that has real consequences for New Yorkers.” That’s for sure. But can we express those consequences in dollars and cents? […]