Streetsblog

Yesterday, Mayor de Blasio launched “Vision Zero”, a multi-agency effort to eliminate NYC's traffic deaths within a decade. With eleven deaths (seven of them pedestrians) already recorded in the new year, progress can't come soon enough.
Jan 16, 2014   Streetsblog
Not updated since 1975, and years in the making, Los Angeles County has finally released a Bike Master Plan, available now for review.
Oct 18, 2011   Streetsblog
New York City Housing Authority Chairman John Rhea says that the city's own parking minimums are making it difficult to make public housing sites more mixed-use, mixed-income and financially sustainable.
Oct 17, 2011   Streetsblog
Communications Based Train Control (CBCT) will allow New York City's subways to run more efficiently than ever. But like with all service improvements, implementation will take some time and patience, write Josef Szende and Charles Komanoff.
Oct 15, 2011   Streetsblog
A group of traffic and infrastructure consultants along with NGOS and academics have banded together to spread better bicycle infrastructure around the world.
Oct 2, 2011   Streetsblog
Leah Shahum returns to San Francisco from a 7-month sabbatical in Amsterdam with a new perspective on making cities bike-friendly the Dutch way.
Sep 20, 2011   Streetsblog
Using a federal grant, New York City is studying the effects of a highway teardown not just on transportation but on housing, jobs, park access and quality of life.
Jul 22, 2011   Streetsblog
Proportionally more women bike on New York City streets with protected bike lanes than not at all, and turning a painted lane into a protected one caused female ridership to soar.
Jul 18, 2011   Streetsblog
Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) says that the US economy could lose up to 600,000 jobs if a transportation reauthorization bill is not passed by September 30.
Jul 8, 2011   Streetsblog
New York City's Dept. of City Planning says that it is committed to fostering transit-oriented development. But in neighborhood after neighborhood, the city is downzoning around the corner from the subway, argues Noah Kazis.
Jul 6, 2011   Streetsblog
In city after city, cyclists are hit, injured, and killed less often when using bike-sharing than when riding their personal bicycles.
Jun 16, 2011   Streetsblog