Transportation Planning

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution checks in with new leadership at the state's department of transportation.
Aug 18, 2015   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The rhetoric is heating up as Los Angeles considers its most significant upgrade to transportation policy since 1999.
Aug 11, 2015   Los Angeles Times
An op-ed calls for an end to five examples of them planning status quo, and recommends four new "rule of thumbs" that can provide a better model for the transportation planning of the future.
Aug 4, 2015   City Observatory City Commentary
All the talk about the Highway Trust Fund can make it seem like the U.S. transportation system. Robert Puentes and Adie Tomer argue that funding is only a symptom of the deeper problem.
Jul 27, 2015   Politico
The federal government surveyed the country to recognize the best (multi-modal) transportation planning projects.
Jul 24, 2015   Fast Lane (DOT blog)
Recent controversies have inspired county and city officials in Miami-Dade County looking to overhaul the process by which transportation projects are planned, approved, and funded.
Jul 14, 2015   Miami Herald
Blog Post
A commute today can involve a number of different modes of transportation. For example, you might walk to the bus stop and take the bus to your office. At lunch you use the city's bike sharing service to bike to lunch to meet a friend. Blog Post
Jul 14, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
In anticipation of the expected opening of the H Street/Benning Road streetcar line in Washington, D.C., Peter Dovak examines the evolution of streetcar planning over the past 20 years.
May 5, 2015   Greater Greater Washington
The Dallas Morning News investigated over promising and under delivering by regional mobility authorities in Texas.
May 2, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
The unfolding saga of Cleveland's proposed Opportunity Corridor project has a new twist: community development organizations and bike advocates would like to add a protected bike path alongside the route.
Mar 25, 2015   The Plain Dealer
As communities are rethinking the dominant paradigms of the last 60 years of transportation planning, traditional funding mechanisms are coming up well short of needs. A new guidebook will help state DOTs sort it all out.
Jan 29, 2015   Smart Growth for America