Multi-modalism

Following a string of developments in 2014 pushing the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) toward more multi-modal planning, a new Strategic Management Plan lays out ambitious goals for the increased use of alternative modes.
2 days ago   Streetsblog California
The street that benefitted by one of the most high-profile and successful freeway removals in the country is due for another makeover.
4 days ago   Hoodline
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Technology is changing the way we plan. Members of the public are interacting with technology in different ways, routinely using our mobile devices to communicate all kinds of information. Blog Post
Apr 3, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
City officials in Seattle have proposed a levy on property owners that would finance an integrated approach to transportation infrastructure improvements.
Mar 25, 2015   Crosscut
By virtue of super small blocks, San Diego's downtown has more space dedicated to cars than most cities. That's about to change. San Diego urban design activist Bill Keller explains how they’ll do it.
Mar 20, 2015   UrbDeZine
The St. Paul City Council approved a bike plan on March 18, 2014 that will more than double the amount of bike pathways and connections in the city. The plan will advance the goals established by the city's 2008 Comprehensive Plan.
Mar 19, 2015   MinnPost
The contract is signed, after years of planning, Bikeshare is coming to Atlanta as part of an ambitious goal to double the number of bike commuters in the city by 2016.
Mar 4, 2015   Atlanta Creative Loafing
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The terms "good, better, and best" are often used to describe planning and design alternatives. Complete streets policies provide some of the clearest examples of how the powers that be choose from this spectrum in enacting changes to the built environment of their communities. Blog Post
Feb 10, 2015   By James Brasuell
Bike Portland reports that a state committee recommended a Eugene bikeshare system as a top priority for a new round of "ConnectOregon" grants.
Jan 14, 2015   Bike Portland
82 percent of public transportation users last summer report having an automobile in their household.
Dec 31, 2014   American Public Transportation Association (APTA)
"The city should consider road diets for all streets with excess car capacity, although they're not always politically easy," writes John Greenfield.
Dec 23, 2014   Crain's Chicago Business