“The Riders Pay”." New York Times, New York, N.Y.: Sep 8, 2008. pg. A.22
The article talks about New York City’s under funded mass-transit system and how the debt will end up paying by the riders.
Cooke, Roxanne. " Locals turn to bikes to avoid high gas prices." McClatchy - Tribune Business News. Washington: Sep 19, 2008.
Story told by bike shop owner on how the gas prices causes people to switch from cars to bikes.
Anonymous. “The Future for Hydrogen in Automotive Transportation”." Transportation Business Journal, Atlanta: October, 2008. pg. 86
Despite advances in fuel-cell technology development and a raised awareness of the need to reduce our dependency on fossil fuels, barriers to a hydrogen economy remain - not least the lack of a viable hydrogen supply infrastructure and concerns over the well-to-wheel benefits of hydrogen. Anonymous." ECO-CITIES of the Future." Scientific American, Vol. 18 Issue 4 (2008), p68-73, 6p, 3 maps, 6 color.
This article describes the development of carbon neutral neighborhoods in urban areas including Treasure Island in San Francisco, California, Dongtan, China, and Masdar, Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. The combination of private and public capital invested in these urban development projects is assessed. Green transportation, energy generation, and land use strategies in place in each city are described
Ascher, Kate. The Works: Anatomy Of a City. The Penguin Press, New York, 2005.
This Book has some introductory to New York’s public infrastructures and how they work. It also has information on the problem of traffic in NYC. For example, the most congested location in the cities and usuages of busy tonnels at rush hours.
Schaller, Bruce. Congestion pricing And The Future Of NYC: Addressing The Objections. Gotham Gazette, December 2006, accessed 25 September 2008; available from http://www.gothamgazette.com/article/transportation/20061213/16/2060/
The Article talks about the ten goals Mayor Michael Bloomberg would like to achieve as a long-term planning for New York City to meet the three major challenges. One of these challenges is traffic congestion. The ten goals include car congestion fee and more capacity to regional mass transit system.
Vickrey, William. Principles of Efficient Congestion Pricing. Columbia University, 1992, accessed 25 September 2008; available from http://www.vtpi.org/vickrey.htm
The article talks about congestion pricing and its principles and how it should be applied on to cities for road and parking. The article also mentions William Vickrey whom is considered as the father of congesting pricing.