A hearing on pedestrian infrastructure in Dallas—which is proving exceptionally deadly this year—reveals the sharp political divide on how to make streets safe for walking.
1 hour ago The Dallas Morning News
Once upon a time, golf courses were a popular component of development plans. Much more common now: single-family detached housing on the former site of a golf course.
2 hours ago The Record
The first protected intersection opened in August in Davis, Calif., a university town with the nation's highest percentage of bike commuters. Salt Lake City's new protected intersection is explained on NPR's "Here & Now" report with audio and videos.
3 hours ago WBUR
Esri offers insights into five new ways to analyze the success of transit service in cities of all kinds.
4 hours ago ESRI
A summer of drought and devastating fires has demonstrated the dangers of allowing residential developments to sprawl ever farther into wild, natural environments.
5 hours ago CityLab
The Bloomingdale Trail, the star attraction of the 606 in Chicago, has been compared to NYC's High Line. But with its restrained design and focus on high-use activity, it is nothing like it, and, in certain ways, it's even better. Blog Post
6 hours ago By
Slowing traffic by reducing the width of lanes should not be a one-size fits all approach to reaching Vision Zero.
7 hours ago The Urbanist
More evidence is piling up that commuting by anything but private automobile can increase happiness, social capital, and health.
8 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.
Yesterday Next City
Washington, D.C.'s DOT has adopted TransitIQ, a straightforward tracking technology, to help dispatchers keep buses on schedule.
Yesterday Mobility Lab