Transportation

A report from the Long Island Index explores the economic impact of a new Third Track on the Long Island Rail Road.
May 13, 2014   Long Island Press
The city's Department of Transportation recently announced plans to expand its successful Manhattan pilot program to all five boroughs.
Dec 2, 2010   The Architect's Newspaper
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.
Nov 23, 2010   The New York Times
Architect Claire Lester reimagines Chicago's O'Hare as a dynamic, multipurpose environment.
Nov 14, 2010   The Architect's Newspaper
A new $135m bridge over the Willamette River will include designated lanes for pedestrians, bikes, and public transit vehicles, but not private cars.
Nov 9, 2010   Next American City
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.
Nov 7, 2010   The Philadelphia Inquirer
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.
Oct 23, 2010   The Infrastructurist
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.
Oct 9, 2010   The New York Times
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.
Oct 5, 2010   Streetsblog
Is the isolation of personal rapid transit truly viable for mass transit?
Sep 29, 2010   TheCityFix
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.
Sep 22, 2010   AltTransport