"True regional planning has been the elusive goal of many generations of Bay Area planners. While the region boasts some great successes – saving the Bay, preserving the greenbelt and the building of BART – we still struggle to adequately manage regional land use. This symposium will trace the current state of regional planning, and […]
"The symposium is being organized by the Local Government Commission with participation from the Sacramento Complete Streets Coalition and funded by the Sacramento County Metropolitan Air Quality Management District."
From Transform: Sponsored by the Intelligent Transportation Society of America Link for more information: http://www.itsa.org/events/smartparkingsymposium For the first time, ITSA is bringing its Smart Parking Symposium to the West Coast. This event will cover the latest in smart parking technology, its application in the public space and the environmental and economic impact on the municipalities […]
The South Carolina Department of Transportation is sometimes still familiarly known as the “highway department.” That was, in fact, the agency’s proper title until 1977, when it was changed by order of the general assembly to the Department of Highways and Public Transportation. In many ways, though, the old name still fits. In the 2009-10 […]
"Founded in 1965, the Point Reyes Bird Observatory is the science think tank behind some of the nation’s most innovative conservation tools and programs. Directly responsible for protecting great white sharks, Mono Lake, marine reserves off the California coast and for publishing over 1000 papers in scientific journals, PRBO has recently turned its attention to […]
Roads like Charleston’s Savannah Highway are a common sight across America: a suburban arterial marked by high-speeds, dangerous pedestrian crossings and depressing aesthetics. A five-lane strip of asphalt surrounded by used car dealerships and motels, it’s heavy on parking and curb cuts, light on crosswalks and trees. Like many streets of this type, Savannah Highway […]