Aashtiani, Hedayat Z. Mohammadian, Abolfazl. and Samimi, Amir. A short-term management strategy for improving transit network efficiency.(Report).. American Journal of Applied Sciences 6.2 (Feb 2009): p241(6). (3668 words)
The above reference deals with mathematics and hypothetical systems for an improved transit system.
Bulik, Beth Snyder. Will oil crisis force lasting behavior shift? When gas prices fall, some will stay frugal, but those who can spend will.(News). Advertising Age 79.20 (May 19, 2008): p12. (932 words)
This article talks about how will we change? Will we change because of this crisis we are going through or will we go back to our behavior tendencies we were used to when we benefited off of lower fuel prices
Mau, Bruce. Massive Change : The Future of Global Design. New York: Phaidon P.
This book is tremendous in going through various ways change has happened. One that deals with transportation is how Brazil sped up its bus lanes with bus stops that you pay at the bus stop, and when the bus arrives you enter the bus, instead of how in NYC we pay as we enter the bus. There are statistics, interviews, and various ways to open up the mind to make changes on environmental issues
Schwartz, Nelson D. "Asleep At the Spigot." The New York Times 6 July 2008.
This article deals with how America 30 years ago should have went down a different direction than the one we went in with being gas guzzlers. One thing mentioned was that “70% of the 21 million barrels of oil America consumes in a day is for transportation and the bulk of that burned by individual drivers”
Welch, David. GM Charges Up the Electric Chevy Volt; GM introduces the Chevy Volt, a sleek electric car capable of 40 mpg on a single charge.(AUTOS).Business Week Online (Sept 18, 2008)(1021 words)
This article talks about the electric car Chevrolet is planning on launching, the company is largely depending on this as one of their breakthroughs into a market for less fuel consumption vehicles. And although this car will only travel 40 miles on a charge, they say 40 miles is that average use a person does in a daily commute. After that the gas engine will kick in.
Young, Elise. NJ Transit agrees to buy more bi-level train cars.(NEWS). The Record (Bergen County, NJ) (August 14, 2008): pA04. (388 words)
This article talks about how the NJ Transit is planning on buying more Bi level trains cars for better quality of ride for customers with more space and a better commute, something that will help us fight against commuters who generally use cars
Formosa, Nicole. "Toronto bike shop owner charged in bicycle thefts.(world watch)." Bicycle Retailer and Industry News 17.14 (August 15, 2008): 35(1). General OneFile. Gale. THE NEW SCHOOL. 1 Nov. 2008 <http://find.galegroup.com.libproxy.newschool.edu/itx/start.do?prodId=ITOF>.
This article shows how bicycle shops can be involved in theft rings
"Segway Encourages People to Say 'No' to Gas and Seek Green Transportation Alternatives for Upcoming 'Bicycle For A Day' Event." PR Newswire (Sept 17, 2008): NA. General OneFile. Gale. THE NEW SCHOOL. 1 Nov. 2008 <http://find.galegroup.com.libproxy.newschool.edu/itx/start.do?prodId=ITOF>.
This shows how other Personal Transport vehicles are welcome by bicyclists if they are a clean source of transportation, like the segway electric personal transporter.
Formosa, Nicole. "Seattle area podiatrist arrested in connection with bike thefts." Bicycle Retailer and Industry News 17.3 (March 1, 2008): 10(1). General OneFile. Gale. THE NEW SCHOOL. 1 Nov. 2008 <http://find.galegroup.com.libproxy.newschool.edu/itx/start.do?prodId=ITOF>.
Another Article on bike theft rings, this time a doctor is involved.
"Amsterdam clamping down on bicycle thefts.(Global Briefs)." Bicycle Retailer and Industry News 17.12 (July 15, 2008): 28(1). General OneFile. Gale. THE NEW SCHOOL. 1 Nov. 2008 <http://find.galegroup.com.libproxy.newschool.edu/itx/start.do?prodId=ITOF>.
780,000 people – 550,000 Bicycles – 50,000 stolen ever year. Education and Prosecution are the actions the Amsterdam government is taking to reduce theft rates.
"Bicycle made almost entirely from cardboard." Design Week (July 3, 2008): 5. General OneFile. Gale. THE NEW SCHOOL. 1 Nov. 2008 <http://find.galegroup.com.libproxy.newschool.edu/itx/start.do?prodId=ITOF>.
A design student made a bicycle out of cardboard in an idea to reduce bike theft. His reasoning is if a bicycle is ony worth 30 dollars, it would deter someone from stealing a bike
I have a few more I'm just not sure what category of a source they fall under. Such as NYC.GOV pdf's involving surveys that they have done and my major research on the Netherlands PDF.