Alana Semuels, staff writer for The Atlantic, examines highway teardowns beginning with the San Francisco Embarcadero in 1989 to see how they have worked in terms of revitalizing poorer areas or restoring the urban fabric that they destroyed.
13 hours ago   The Atlantic
Seattle political leadership recently announced an ambitious plan to build more sidewalks with less money.
Nov 3, 2015   The Urbanist
Biking and walking are often assumed as two peas in a pod, when in fact it might be more helpful to think of them as apples and oranges.
Nov 2, 2015   Bike Portland
Shell Oil surprised the environmental community in September by announcing an end to Arctic drilling. What could come next? Shell is abandoning plans for the Carmon Creek oil-sands project in Alberta and taking a $2 billion write-down.
Nov 2, 2015   Bloomberg News
A long, contentious political process has finally produced an approval for a massive capital investment program for the New York MTA. Some questions about funding remain, however.
Nov 1, 2015   Politico New York
Applications are due on November 6 for a novel position in the world of traffic safety: artist in residence at the Los Angeles Department of Transportation.
Nov 1, 2015   Los Angeles Times
A week before a Nov. 3 Maine transportation referendum on a *general fund bond issue to address roads and bridges, TRIP released a report showing that over a third of the state's bridges "are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete."
Nov 1, 2015   Kennebec Journal
Swatting down untruths and misinformation by bike lane opponents in St. Paul doesn't require a PhD, but it helps.
Oct 31, 2015   Beyond Chron
A three-week extension of federal transportation spending and three-year extension for railroads to install positive train control was signed on Oct. 29, the date the current highway extension expired.
Oct 30, 2015   Transport Topics
The "Driving Forward" plan, as it's called, is unabashed in its ambitions to expand highway capacity in the state of Oklahoma.
Oct 30, 2015   The Oklahoman
The Regional Plan Association has created an animated video that simply and artfully explains the importance of a new Hudson River tunnel.
Oct 30, 2015   Crain's New York Business