City's Design, Transit System Can Ease Gas Costs

Some U.S. cities are better positioned to deal with rising gas prices because of their compact design and transit systems, a civic group say ...

Sections:  u.s.   travel   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • Retailers report modest gains for April
    Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
  • For some Detroit services, call the D.I.Y. Dept.
    Detroit may be broke but it will soon have a first-rate motor pool, featuring 23 new ambulances and a fleet of 100 new police cars. Some city parks also are getting tender loving care. New fruit trees and shrubs have been planted, and mowing crews are beginning to make the rounds to keep the green spaces tidy. More
  • Most Visited Cities In The World 2012
    In the MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index, London leads the world as both the most popular destination city for overseas travelers, and in the average amount each visitor spends. Whether drawn by business or as tourists, London's visitors from New York are the ones that travel the furthest and spend the most. More
  • Keystone XL pipeline to be delayedKeystone XL pipeline to be delayed
    TransCanada Corp. says the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline will be in service months later than expected and cost more than its current $5.3 billion price-tag as it continues to await U.S. government approval. TransCanada had been sticking to its late 2014 or early 2015 start-up target, but the regulatory process has dragged on. More
  • Drivers benefit as oil prices drop sharply
    A sharp decline in the price of oil this month is making gasoline cheaper at a time of year when it typically gets more expensive. It's a relief to motorists and business owners and a positive development for the economy. More
BING NEWS:
  • Columnists »Santa Barbara High’s Dons Net Café Earns 1st Place in National Business Plan Competition
    “We have presented our Design-N-Cut product line before,” Terrazas said. “What was different this year is that our presentation focused on our target markets and our ‘Business in a Box’ idea, which will help other schools to implement this ...
    03/22/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Don Cayo: City’s land averaging policy is too erratic and unfair to renew
    Provincial meddling that created artificial winners and losers when it froze 2009 property values at 2008 levels in a futile attempt to ease tax increases ... with a breezy observation that every tax system “has inherent limitations and challenges.”
    02/25/2013 - 12:55 pm | View Link
  • DRESCHEL: What the ‘L’ is going on with the city’s LRT file?
    Metrolinx, the regional transit ... for the system. The issue officially comes before councillors again on Feb. 25. That’s when staff presents an update on overall transportation strategy for the city, including progress on planning and design work ...
    02/16/2013 - 6:24 am | View Link
  • BING TO SLASH BUS ROUTES, D-DOT JOBS FEB. 24; CONTRACTOR GETS BIG $$$
    A good transit system can bring in millions of dollars to the economy ... Under “page display” on PDF menu, click on “single page view” for ease of reading.) The original concept behind contracting out management, according to discussions last ...
    09/1/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • You Can Drive a Truck Through the Gaps in City’s Refusal to Remove Sheridan
    In the Sheridan teardown scenario, a critical component of the highway system is the Alexander Hamilton Bridge, which carries I-95 across the Harlem River. Trucks have only 750 feet to travel between ramps from the upper level of the George Washington ...
    06/27/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • City of Arlington, TX
    Rush Creek Watershed Study The City of Arlington has undertaken a comprehensive watershed study of the Rush Creek Watershed. Read more
    04/24/2014 - 8:52 am | View Website
  • MTA | Subway, Bus, Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North
    Manages transit, buses, subways, trains, bridges and tunnels in New York City and surrounding areas including Long Island.
    04/24/2014 - 7:19 am | View Website
  • Kansas City Limousine and Airport Transportation Kansas ...
    Kansas City Limousine and Airport Transportation limo rental service! Kansas City Hummer Limo, Kansas City Limo rental Company
    04/24/2014 - 3:37 am | View Website
  • Home
    Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota transit information.
    04/24/2014 - 2:25 am | View Website
  • New York City Subway
    The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, a subsidiary agency of the ...
    04/23/2014 - 11:40 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News