This week, the Illinois DOT kicked off a set of public meetings to "redefine" Chicago's Lake Shore Drive. At the first meeting, a decidedly pro-car and anti-bicyclist sentiment crept into the comments.
Aug 8, 2013 Chicago Tribune
What do transportation system users consider to be the most important problem? Here’s a hint: it’s not traffic congestion. Opinion
Feb 25, 2013 By
In the first entry in an eight-part series, Aparna Piramal Raje explores the challenges facing an urbanizing India that lacks sufficient planning to ease the country's transition from a nation of villages.
Jan 24, 2013 Live Mint
Now that we know the two teams who will duke it out on Feb 3rd, fans and advertisers can turn their attention to the year's biggest sporting event. But the Super Bowl is more than just a football game, it's also a transportation-planning challenge.
Jan 21, 2013 Transportation Radio
The increased proximity provided by more compact and centralized development is about ten times more influential than vehicle traffic speed on the number of destinations that people can reach within a given travel time.
Dec 26, 2012 Journal Of The American Planning Association
What do recent national politics have to do with transportation planning? For Sarah Goodyear, the connection is clear: it's about having access to good data for solving real-world problems.
Nov 9, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
Conventional planning tends to consider traffic congestion a
significant cost and roadway expansion the preferred solution. It evaluates
transport system performance based on indicators such as roadway Level of Service (LOS) Opinion
Sep 13, 2012 By
Delhi attempts to cut its self-imposed red tape with a unified transportation agency.
Aug 23, 2012 The Wall Street Journal
IBM put some of their expert engineers on loan for three weeks to the city of Boston to analyze current traffic data feeds (yes, this includes Twitter), resulting in new tools to help curb congestion.
Jul 3, 2012 Gigaom
InTransition magazine examined the daunting difficulties transportation authorities and the public faced while trying to evacuate Tokyo on the day of the Great Tohuku Earthquake in March.
Nov 15, 2011 InTransition