Posts tagged with 'activism'
The Next Big Challenge: Latent Demands for Personal Transport Ready to Explode
The Next Big Challenge: Latent Demands for Personal Transport Ready to Explode
Rising income levels means paving way to latent aspirations of a rising consumer class. A positive change indeed, but is our infrastructure equipped for the latest additions?
Curbing Ticketless Travel to Bring Profits to Public Transport
Curbing Ticketless Travel to Bring Profits to Public Transport
Millions of people ride Mumbai's trains every day. However, a large number of them don't pay for their services. Adequate steps to curb the habit is vital for profits, and hence, the transport system's long-term development.
Less Cars, More Bicycles. Less Lycra, More Tweed.
Less Cars, More Bicycles. Less Lycra, More Tweed.
Events like the DC Tweed Ride are helping to rebrand sustainable transportation as fashionable, stylish and fun and are important to change the attitude of the general public towards bicycling.
DDOT Director, D.C. Councilmember Take Action in Response to SeeClickFix Report
DDOT Director, D.C. Councilmember Take Action in Response to SeeClickFix Report
As I noted in a post a little over a week ago, my SeeClickFix report about a dangerous pedestrian crossing at U Street and Florida Ave. NW has garnered a lot of attention, even surpassing my own expectations about the ...
Is DC-Area Congestion Taking Its Toll?
Is DC-Area Congestion Taking Its Toll?
News flash: Most Washingtonians drive alone to work.  This is no surprise, but the Census Bureau’s 2006-2008 American Community Survey, just released, confirms that 63.7% of our region’s workers who are over 16 drive by themselves to the office. Despite ...
SeeClickFix DC: More Responsive Government at Your Fingertips
SeeClickFix DC: More Responsive Government at Your Fingertips
TheCityFix DC talks a lot about how we’d like to see D.C. change. We’re also committed to making sure that your voices get heard. That (and the similar names!) is why we’ve teamed up with SeeClickFix to try and spread ...
Bikestation Opens in D.C. to Warm Welcome from Bicycling Advocates
Bikestation Opens in D.C. to Warm Welcome from Bicycling Advocates
The large bicycle helmet-shaped structure — a project that’s been in the works for six years — outside of Union Station finally opened to the public during a ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning attended by a veritable “who’s who “of Washington’s ...
I ♥ APTA's New Campaign
I ♥ APTA's New Campaign
Heading into Union Station yesterday evening, I was bombarded with beautiful, colorful wall-sized billboards and banners touting the benefits of public transportation: Creating jobs. Helping America become energy independent. Protecting the environment. Reducing stress and congestion. You may not realize ...
Extreme Green Neighborhood Makeover by CarbonfreeDC
Extreme Green Neighborhood Makeover by CarbonfreeDC
This announcement is a little last-minute, but there’s still time to apply! Hurry, deadline is tomorrow! CarbonfreeDC, a grassroots initiative dedicated to lowering local carbon emissions in the D.C. area, is now accepting applications for an “Extreme Green Neighborhood Makeover,” ...
Greening the Capital "By-Cycle"
Greening the Capital "By-Cycle"
Image via Casey Trees YouTube channel. While Washington DC’s annual Cherry Blossom festival draws in crowds from all over the world, most of the year the city’s foliage goes relatively unnoticed. Casey Trees, a local non-profit, is finding creative ways ...
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