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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
 

Are Complete Streets Incomplete?

Project for Public Spaces questions the effectiveness of Complete Streets policies and recommends additional...
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The Country's Largest Bike Sharing Systems

In 2011, the total number of cities with bikesharing and the total number of bikesharing stations in...
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Guest Series: Councilman Bill Gulliford

Metro Jacksonville consistently offers the opportunity for our readers to absorb the editorials, personal...
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The Charlotte Sprinter: Cost Effective BRT

Once again, a Jacksonville competitor finds a way to quickly implement major mass transit improvements...
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Norfolk Tide Exceeds Ridership Estimates

Metro Jacksonville takes a look at the South's newest light rail line that continues to exceed original...
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Policy and Successful Transit Development

In the early years of the 20th century, transit dominated travel in cities - and, by necessity, development...
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JTA Cutting Riverside Trolley Service

In the Summer of 2010, the Jacksonville Transportation Authority expanded the Riverside Trolley from...
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2030 Mobility Plan: The Cutting Edge of Planning

When it comes to city planning, Jacksonville is sometimes known more for it's missteps than what it does...
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San Diego Trolley 30 Years Later: Special Report

30 years have passed since San Diego opened its first 15.9 mile starter and Jacksonville ignored Metro...
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Mass Transit 30 Years Later: Special Report

Metro Jacksonville's Bob Mann (Oklawaha) warned JTA in 1981 that the Skyway would be a failure and that...
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How To Get A Streetcar System In Jacksonville

Milwaukee provides us with a step-by-step blueprint for implementing a streetcar line in less than five...
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Mayor Questions Validity of JTA's Transportation Center

Mayor Alvin Brown was wise to slow down the momentum on the proposed Jacksonville Regional Transportation...
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How To Design A Transportation Center

While we move forward with a spread out, $180 million intermodal transportation center, Raleigh has decided...
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Ten Affordable Fixes For Transportation In Jacksonville

When it comes to transportation infrastructure, there are a lot of noteworthy capital projects that our...
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Jacksonville Terminal As The Job Maker

To get a train rolling, you need the manpower to push it. Bringing Amtrak and passenger rail back to...
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