June 2010 Posts

States Embrace Roundabouts for Intersections

June 24, 2010

The USA Today recently reported on the increasing number of states across the country who are using roundabouts as an effective and versatile alternative at busy intersections. Kittelson & Associates, Inc is proud to have led an international team of experts in preparing the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 572 (Roundabouts in the United States) that is referenced in the online article.

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Transportation at the FIFA 2010 World Cup in South Africa

June 23, 2010

Written by James Wong.

The FIFA World Cup is the world’s single largest sporting event, spanning a full month with three games every day, and it only occurs once every four years. By the end of the final match, some 2.9 million tickets will have been sold to locals and visitors alike. So how did nine South African cities with ten stadiums get ready for the World Cup and impress the global community as it began arriving this month?

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The National Bicycling and Walking Study: 15-Year Status Report

June 21, 2010

This information is from WalkingInfo.org

This report is the third status update to the National Bicycling and Walking Study, originally published in 1994 as an assessment of bicycling and walking as transportation modes in the United States...

Report included as PDF.

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Need Transit Funding?

June 16, 2010

In addition to the second round of TIGER grants, there are two other current grant opportunities that you should know about - The Alternative Analysis Program & TIGGER II.

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Fascinating Film of San Francisco Cable Car Traveling Market Street in 1906

June 15, 2010

This film shot from the front of a 1906 cable car in San Francisco shows how far we have come with regard to transportation and safety.

Video included in post

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