Most retailers make location decisions by counting vehicles, but in cities, most shoppers arrive by foot, bike, and transit. The DC Office of Planning and the Urban Land Institute plans to collect data to help retailers understand the effect of other modes on their sales. (WBJ)
Matt Johnson visited Morgantown, WV and got a firsthand look at their 1975 PRT system. (Track Twenty-Nine)
Sharing in solar
In some cities, renters can buy solar panels too, through community solar arrays shared by a number of residents. Some solar companies are opposing the idea because they don’t want the competition. (NY Times via Streetsblog DC)
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