The Central Loop BRT project, scheduled to break ground this month, will improve commuter travel times. But a collection of compromises means many ideal BRT components won't be installed.
Mar 8, 2015 CityLab
Successful driverless cars might lead to "mini mass transit," a distinct mode from public transit and the private automobile. The consequences for land use could reshape suburbia.
Mar 8, 2015 The Greater Marin
What they may lack in peace and quiet, crowded cities more than make up for by requiring residents to live smaller. Tangible environmental benefits follow.
Mar 1, 2015 The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Milwaukee Alderman Joe Dudzik's arguments in opposition to a proposed streetcar project have been heard before.
Jan 28, 2015 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
In Seattle, a four-legged denizen uses the city's public transit system on her own to get to and from her favorite place.
Jan 14, 2015 CNN.com
As the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) considers the environmental analysis for a proposed bus rapid transit lane in Palo Alto, local officials are opposing the version of the plan that would remove parking for a dedicated bus lane.
Jan 12, 2015 Palo Alto Online
I hope that my article, "A New Transit Safety Narrative," recently published in the Journal of Public Transportation, will change the way people think a Blog Post
Jan 7, 2015 By
A trend piece by CNN examines Americans' increasing embrace of transit. Although the subject matter is familiar to Planetizen readers, the article also reveals insights into mainstream perceptions of the contemporary mobility discussion.
Dec 18, 2014 CNN
Public transport is overall very safe (low crash rate) and secure (low crime rate). However, experts seldom promote transit as a traffic safety strategy, and advocates seldom emphasize safety as a transit benefit. It's time for a new narrative.
Dec 16, 2014 Journal Of Public Transportation
"Urban Mobility Plans – National Approaches and Local Practice," a new guidebook by the Sustainable Urban Transportation Project, describes specific policies and planning practices to maximize urban transport system efficiency.
Dec 16, 2014 Urban Mobility Plans – National Approaches and Local Practice