New Urbanism Blog: A Streetfilm from Clarence Eckerson Jr. shows a new 14-mile BRT system in the San Fernando Valley using a former rail right-of-way. Unlike many rapid bus transit systems in the U.S., the Orange Line is true BRT. It features a dedicated roadway that cars may not enter, has a pre-board payment system so buses load quickly and efficiently, and uses handsome, articulated buses to transport passengers fast.
Listen to Brian Hendrickson, LEED AP, speak about LEED for Homes. According to the U.S. Green Building Council, LEED for Homes is a rating system that promotes the design and construction of high-performance green homes.
TheDailyGreen.com highlights 10 of America’s most walkable communities.
WalkScore.com provides an in-depth report of more than 2,500 of the most walkable neighborhoods within the top 40 US cities.
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