Slowing traffic by reducing the width of lanes should not be a one-size fits all approach to reaching Vision Zero.
1 hour ago The Urbanist
More evidence is piling up that commuting by anything but private automobile can increase happiness, social capital, and health.
2 hours ago Gizmodo
Too often, street-side parklets become little more than semi-private patios for the businesses that sponsor them. Pavement parks, replacing dangerous intersections, may be a more worthwhile option.
18 hours ago Next City
Washington, D.C.'s DOT has adopted TransitIQ, a straightforward tracking technology, to help dispatchers keep buses on schedule.
20 hours ago Mobility Lab
It's a tradeoff that 3.9 percent of the Bay Area workforce are willing to make to own an affordable home. It's often not even a choice between living in the city or the suburbs, but the close-in suburbs or the exurbs or San Joaquin Valley.
21 hours ago San Jose Mercury News
It's serious, and the data is surprising. You need not be a pedestrian to experience injury while walking using your cell phone: half of all injuries occurred in the home. Two thirds of all walking-using-cell phone injuries were females.
23 hours ago The Washington Post
Initial planning steps toward replacement of the 105-year-old tunnels under the Hudson River between New Jersey and New York's Penn Station are underway, with New Jersey Transit, Amtrak, and the Port Authority of N.Y & N.J. all playing key roles.
Yesterday The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
The Emerald City's affordable housing difficulties mirror those of New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and others: too much demand and too few resources.
Unusually scarce precipitation last winter has left little snow on the mountains, endangering a key California water reserve.
San Diego quest to find solutions to repairing damaged city sidewalks continues, with home and business owners potentially facing liability for trip-and-fall accidents
Yesterday Voice of San Diego