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The Transportist: May 2018
Welcome to the May 2018 issue of The Transportist, especially to our new readers. As always you can follow along at the blog or on Twitter.
Thank you to all who purchased Elements of Access and Metropolitan Transport and Land Use in recent months. Copies are still available.
They’re Closing Inspiration Point (Happy Days on Freeway building)
Autonomous Cars: The Level 5 Fallacy – Monday Note by Jean-Louis Gassée
Uber settles quickly - Brad Templeton
Trump's 'Pit Bull', With Biz Ties To Ukrainian Emigres, Is Back In Spotlight - Talking Points Memo
HDVs and Roads
Wisconsin Shifts $90M in Road Funding to Foxconn - Governing.com
A closer look at business cases raises questions about 'priority' national infrastructure projects - Crystal Legacy in The Conversation
The World's Busiest Airports - Bloomberg
MapLab: Airports In Abstraction - Laura Bliss
Sydney, Freeways and the Tramway Network - Liam Hogan in meanjin.com.au
We will all pay for NSW ports scandal - Luke Foley (state opposition leader) in SMH
The radical plan to split Sydney into three - The Guardian
Virgin Hyperloop One board member accused of embezzlement - Las Vegas Review Journal
Retail and Logistics
Research & Data
People in Transit-Rich Neighborhoods Don't Spend Less on Transportation - Laura Bliss, Citylab based on work by Mike Smart and Nick Klein exploiting Accessibility Observatory data.
To Predict with Confidence, Plan for Freedom - Jarrett Walker
Too wet? Too cold? Too hot? This is how weather affects the trips we make - Corcoran et al. The Conversation
Sarkar, S. (2018) Urban scaling and the geographic concentration of inequalities by city size. Environment and Planning B.
Metropolitan Transport and Land Use: Planning for Place and Plexus by David M. Levinson and Kevin J. Krizek. Routledge.
Elements of Access: Transport Planning for Engineers, Transport Engineering for Planners. By David M. Levinson, Wes Marshall, Kay Axhausen.
Spontaneous Access: Reflexions on Designing Cities and Transport (2016) by David Levinson. Network Design Lab
The End of Traffic and the Future of Access: A Roadmap to the New Transport Landscape. By David M. Levinson and Kevin J. Krizek.
The Transportation Experience: Second Edition Garrison, William and Levinson, David (2014)