Transportation

December 3, 2010, 10am PST
A Michigan Senate committee voted against a bill to create a public-private partnership to oversee land acquisition, construction and management of the planned Detroit River International Crossing, putting the project on hold until at least 2011.
The Wall Street Journal
December 2, 2010, 11am PST
A new study of how people are using the French bikesharing system in Lyon provides ample data for American planners hoping implementing similar systems, and reveals that bicycles are faster and more effective than cars in dowtown commutes.
Technology Review
December 2, 2010, 5am PST
The city's Department of Transportation recently announced plans to expand its successful Manhattan pilot program to all five boroughs.
The Architect's Newspaper
November 23, 2010, 6am PST
Even as New York has pushed forward with 250 miles of new bike lanes, the city is actually removing one 2.35 mile stretch after complaints from motorists.
The New York Times
November 14, 2010, 11am PST
Architect Claire Lester reimagines Chicago's O'Hare as a dynamic, multipurpose environment.
The Architect's Newspaper
November 9, 2010, 11am PST
A new $135m bridge over the Willamette River will include designated lanes for pedestrians, bikes, and public transit vehicles, but not private cars.
Next American City
November 7, 2010, 7am PST
Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron gives a thumbs up to the design of Philadelphia's new South Street Bridge, which includes a bike lane that connects to bike paths on each side.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
October 23, 2010, 7am PDT
Contrary to a recent White House report that the vast majority of Americans are in favor of infrastructure spending, a new study from the Pew Center finds limited public support.
The Infrastructurist
October 9, 2010, 1pm PDT
Paul Krugman bemoans the death of the Access to the Region's Core project. He says it is symptomatic of a national resistance to address critical infrastructure and economic challenges.
The New York Times
October 5, 2010, 8am PDT
Is New York City's green transportation revolution overhyped? It turns out that emissions from private cars actually increased between 2007 and 2009, and that almost none of the city's greenhouse gas reductions came from the transportation sector.
Streetsblog
September 29, 2010, 1pm PDT
Is the isolation of personal rapid transit truly viable for mass transit?
TheCityFix
September 22, 2010, 3pm PDT
A drivers license in the wrong hands can feel like a hunting license to bicyclists who have few legal protections and even fewer enforcement options negligent drivers. When bikers are injured or killed, police are often reluctant to investigate why.
AltTransport
September 20, 2010, 6am PDT
Governor Chris Christie's moratorium on new contracts may signal trouble even though construction is underway.
the transport politic
September 15, 2010, 7am PDT
AltTransport takes a look at the biggest skirmishes in the world of transportation and sustainability that took place over the past calendar year.
AltTransport
September 13, 2010, 10am PDT
Ron Ringen has logged more than 1,400 animals for a roadkill project. "I'm almost a fanatic with it," he said. "You get hooked."
The New York Times
September 9, 2010, 8am PDT
The Great City blog argues that Washington State's 18th Amendment "violates the United States Civil Rights Act of 1964, perpetuating discrimination in the state's transportation system."
Great City
August 31, 2010, 12pm PDT
The global courier has transformed the way packages are delivered around Paris by deploying large eco-friendly tricycles that go beyond the curb.
TheCityFix
August 21, 2010, 7am PDT
The Wall Street Journal reports on an extensive street redesign plan in New York City to be completed by 2030. The plan is aimed at an especially dangerous area.
The Wall Street Journal
August 15, 2010, 1pm PDT
Study indicates that public transit improvements and more transit oriented development can provide large but often overlooked health benefits.
APTA
August 9, 2010, 8am PDT
Major hubs of transportation and logistics are planning major capital investments in Southern California over the next several years.
The Planning Report