The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority approved a collection of changes to San Francisco's famous Haight Street. The proposal brought provoked political debate that expresses the complexity of multi-modal transportation planning.
Yesterday S.F. Streetsblog
Buoyed by increased revenue on its busiest lines on the Northeast Corridor plus new state contributions for some short-distance routes required by PRIIA, Amtrak's operating loss dropped 37 percent from last year while revenue grew by 8 percent.
Yesterday The Wall Street Journal
After Capital New York leaked an early draft of the report by a MTA Transportation Reinvention Commission, critics are wondering if the commission is living up to its titular promise.
Yesterday Capital New York
A post on the European Commission website provides an edited transcript of a presentation by Rem Koolhaas in which the starchitect and author offers a scathing take on the ill effects of smart cities.
Yesterday European Commission
A collection of media coverage since the decision examines how Arlington will achieve its goals now that it voted to end funding for a $333-million plan to build a 7.4-mile streetcar line down Columbia Pike.
2 days ago Washingtonian
Iberville Offsites received the 2014 National Trust/HUD Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation for restoration of homes as low-income affordable housing
2 days ago Shelterforce/Rooflines
Cincinnati recently hired Oscar Bedolla as its new trade and development director. Bedolla will play a key role in facilitating development in a city hoping to maintain its current upswing.
2 days ago Cincinnati Business Courier
The California Public Utilities Commission has ruled on the issue of who should pay the remaining costs after a radiation leak forced an early end to California's San Onofre nuclear plant in 2012.
2 days ago Orange County Register
Steve Kroft of 60 Minutes reviews road, rail, bridges, and ports to see how much investment is needed to improve the country's infrastructure, beginning in Pittsburgh and ending at a key Amtrak rail bridge in New Jersey.
2 days ago CBS News: 60 Minutes
Coordination is required to get urban planning projects from concept to construction, according to Los Angeles County Planner Clement Lau.
2 days ago UrbDeZine