Alternative Transportation

It’s time to dust off this plan to create a multi-modal...

A few weeks ago, Mayor Greg Fischer launched an initiative to encourage the exploration and enjoyment of Southwest Louisville. The South Points Scenic Area...

Could River Ferries Work In Louisville?

http://www.youtube.com/v/nrtcnL8HcCw&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0 In this week's Kentucky Transportation Cabinet video address, ferries are on topic. Stimulus money will be used to upgrade three ferry crossings in Kentucky....

Developer Proposes Streetcar Line for Bardstown Road

What if a real streetcar line meandered down Bardstown Road, connecting by rail Baxter Avenue and the Douglass Loop? Developer Dennis Dutton is proposing...

Alternative Transportation: Pedicabs

Maybe you've seen them traversing the busy weekend streets of Bardstown Road and Baxter Avenue: Pedicabs, also known as bicycle rickshaws, are becoming a...

Trolley Tracks Revealed on Preston Street

Utility work on Preston Street between Main Street and Market Street this week revealed original train tracks beneath the asphalt road's surface. Louisville had...

Spring Street’s Broken Sidewalks

Spring Street connects Louisville's Irish Hill and Butchertown neighborhoods from Story Avenue to Lexington Road. The road was built for cars. As Louisville has...

Alternative Transportation: Cargocycles

Delivery trucks are admittedly big, dirty, and noisy  Cities such as New York and Paris, where congestion has forced creative thinking into action, have...

Louisville’s Forgotten Freight Subways

The Urbanophile unearthed some amazing details of Louisville's early transit system and a freight subway running beneath the streets of downtown. Louisville's transit system...