Category Archives: Transportation

Is Driving more Convienient – Update

Two months with no car have shown me that it is much easier living without than I ever expected, and has opened my eyes to the fact that people are already thinking about not having a car, most just don’t take any action Continue reading

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A visit to Dallas and the Denton A-Train

On the road (and rail) in Dallas today.  Like Raleigh last week, the metropolitan area is quite large and relatively low dense. However, there is great promise here in the Dallas Area Rapid Transit and the effects on the built … Continue reading

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Is driving really more convenient??

I sold my car, and now I am not sure that it makes sense to even buy a new one after being forced to ride my bike to work Continue reading

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High speed rail coming to a city near you?

The US Conference of Mayors recently produced a report entitled, “The Economic Impacts of High Speed Rail on Cities and their Metropolitan Areas.”  There are four cities slated to be the hub of this multi-billion dollar investment that will alter … Continue reading

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Live, Work, Play and Help the Environment

The Urban Land Institute (“ULI”) released a report last week that shows the importance of Mixed Use and Urban Infill on the potential for long term sustainability within the US.  Confirming what Milhaus has always found a logical conclusion from … Continue reading

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Million Dollar Commute

You already have plenty of reasons why you want to move closer to your job. The lost time, the traffic, the gas prices, and the uncomfortable mix of stress and laziness it brings to both ends of your day by … Continue reading

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Was that a commuter bus?

There are a couple of little known commuter bus lines in Indianapolis that do not get enough attention.  Both the Carmel and Fishers express buses provide efficient transport between the northside and downtown.  I ride the Carmel line about 4 … Continue reading

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