Transportation Planning

On the heels of the #NoNewRoads campaign, new Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner gave a "rousing" speech calling for the state of Texas to change its thinking about highway widening projects.
6 days ago   Streetsblog USA
This article considers the impacts of driverless cars, or autonomous vehicles, on bicycle planning and what a 'low stress' bicycle route may look like in the future.
Jan 9, 2016   Good Urban Places
The voters of Austin rejected a $1 billion transportation bond in 2014, but transit advocates and Capital Metro staff are already reorganizing to make a new pitch for transit in the quickly growing city.
Dec 26, 2015   Community Impact Newspaper
A recent report casts light on a lack of preparation by cities for the future of transportation.
Dec 11, 2015   Tech Insider
A half-cent sales tax measure, potentially headed to the ballot in November 2016, has mayors and city councils in metropolitan Atlanta seeking alliances and racing to establish funding priorities.
Nov 21, 2015   Atlanta Journal-Constitution
MoveLV: Long Range Transportation Plan process is finding support for the rebirth of defunct rail transit corridor between the Allentown-Easton-Bethlehem and the City of Brotherly Love.
Oct 16, 2015   The Philadelphia Inquirer
An examination of the proposed plan for the West Bay Parkway in Florida reveals many holes, a wasteful project, and the need for more accountability in transportation planning.
Oct 10, 2015   Center for American Progress
Colorado will call on its Department of Transportation to help make the state "the best state for biking" in the country.
Sep 16, 2015   The Denver Post
The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) has committed to a drastic shift in its transportation planning paradigms.
Sep 15, 2015   Green City Blue Lake
The Dallas Morning News thinks it's safe to say that no city in the United States compares to the ambition of Dallas when it comes to planning for rail transportation.
Sep 7, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution checks in with new leadership at the state's department of transportation.
Aug 18, 2015   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution