Here's a project to watch: an influential group of contractors has been hired for a complete streets makeover for King Street in Toronto.
Jan 26, 2016 Toronto Star
Streetsblog presents a look back, with some snark involved, at the year that was in transportartion.
Jan 6, 2016 Streetsblog USA
Is a city with its own fair share of high profile projects on the way doing enough to ensure the safety of pedestrians?
Dec 30, 2015 MinnPost
Road diets, whereby the number of traffic lanes are reduced to better accommodate cyclists, can be controversial. But what of the opposite—adding lanes to better accommodate motorists? A cyclist died after such an "improvement." A lawsuit followed.
Dec 9, 2015 The State Smart Transportation Initiative
Planners and public health professionals in Maine are working together to increase opportunities for physical activity and active transportation.
Dec 4, 2015 Maine Association of Planners Front Page
With a planned pace of ten new miles of bike lanes every year for the next five years, Pittsburgh is already making over many of its thoroughfares in the complete streets model. A formal city policy certainly won't hurt, however.
Dec 3, 2015 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Remember the term "transportation alternatives," as in alternatives to motor vehicle transportation? It's not used much anymore, and for good reason. But more modern terms, e.g. road diet, need to be rethought as well, posits Nate Holmes for Medium.
Dec 2, 2015 Medium
A string of fatalities has residents and commuters alike ready to explore new options, such as a complete streets plan, to improve the safety of the neighborhood's streets.
Nov 30, 2015 Pittsburg Post-Gazette
A photo of a "backwards" buffered bike lane in Cleveland prompts commentary from the planning community. What is gained by separating bike lane and curb?
Nov 16, 2015 People for Bikes
"Sitting is the new smoking," as the saying goes. Standing and walking are increasingly recognized as important to one's health. There has been a great deal of attention in the transportation community to the walk mode over the past few years. Blog Post
Oct 28, 2015 By