Infrastructure

The city of Minneapolis will add 30 miles of protected bike lanes to its city, especially around Downtown.
Yesterday   Streetsblog USA
Greater Greater Washington reports on the developing plans of county and state officials to bring multi-modal capabilities to Tysons, Virginia as part of an ongoing suburban retrofit.
Mar 24, 2015   Greater Greater Washington
A planned streetcar line in Seattle will have its own dedicated lane, but perhaps even more interesting is that the existing South Lake Union Streetcar could also get a lane dedicated to transit. Is Seattle's leadership a way forward for streetcars?
Mar 23, 2015   the transport politic
A column by Robert Trigaux lists ten projects that the Tampa Bay region "can't afford to screw up" if it wants to gain more attention on the national stage.
Mar 23, 2015   Tampa Bay Times
Boston commuters report frustrations with a lack of parking at stations along the system—so much so that they sometimes abandon hope of finding a spot or catching a train.
Mar 23, 2015   The Boston Globe
Paris represents the best of grand architecture and city planning, from the Eiffel Tower to the Champs-Elysées. Yet, underneath these places, are small parks that bring together Paris' diverse populations through the power of play.
Mar 23, 2015   Common Place
The News & Observer's "road worrier" (not a typo!), Bruce Siceloff, provides ongoing coverage of the sad saga of North Carolina's gas tax, set to be adjusted downwards by statute.
Mar 23, 2015   The News & Observer
Bike advocates are concerned that after a "banner year" for bike infrastructure in the nation’s capital, the momentum for bike infrastructure is waning rather than building. How much do these kinds of missed opportunities cost?
Mar 22, 2015   WAMU
The $2.50 subway fare is set to rise by a quarter, but will service improve? This New York Times article focuses on problems plaguing the 110-year-old New York subway (second oldest after Boston's), but fares are increasing for all MTA services.
Mar 22, 2015   The New York Times
An op-ed by David Heymann produces an elaborate, protracted metaphor of Austin as a former youthful "golden child" now showing the least attractive possible traits of middle age.
Mar 21, 2015   Houston Chronicle
The capital of West Virginia has hired Alta Planning and Design to undertake a ten-month process to update the city's bike and trail plan.
Mar 21, 2015   The Charleston Gazette