Can the kinds of analytics advances gleaned from e-hailing apps like Uber be used to improve transit service? A new start-up called Bridj, run by ex-Chicago and Washington, DC transportation head Gabe Klein, is betting a “larger-format vehicle that’s smaller than a traditional bus” can demand-aggregate service at a cheaper price than individual cabs.
Encouraging smaller cargo vans and delivery vehicles could unlock safer street designs, by allowing us to design intersections for smaller turning radii.
GroJLart looks at the history of Gimbel’s department store, now the famed Disney Hole.
Help Strong Towns document America’s oversupply of surface parking this Black Friday, using the #blackfridayparking hashtag to flag unused asphalt.
Analyst Jon Orcutt talks to Streetsblog about which American bike share systems are living up to their potential, and which are falling short.