11 hours ago
The DART Board decided to move forward with a financial plan that funds both the Cotton Belt light rail line and the D2 subway.
Dallas News
12 hours ago
The overwhelming majority of states that increased gas taxes last year were Republican-controlled. In states where the legislature is split, it's more difficult to approve transportation funding legislation. Down-ballot races may prove decisive.
Many cities and counties across the state are proposing transportation sales tax increases, but only San Diego's is opposed by a diverse coalition of environmental and labor groups. Murtaza Baxamusa explains why.
The city of Woodland, Washington, offers a case study in government funding. Voters there will consider a sales tax as part of its transportation benefit district, but the benefit could extend to the police department as well.
The Columbian
An EU irective calls for charging stations in all new European homes.
The Guardian
2 days ago
Alon Levy argues that the best path to traffic safety is through design rather than traffic law enforcement.
Pedestrian Observations
2 days ago
Details are emerging about the how and where of a proposed a bus rapid transit (BRT) connection between Downtown Pittsburgh and Oakland.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
2 days ago
One of the major critics of the $64 billion project that would link Los Angeles and San Francisco just became a supporter, and that's really good news considering the project's major booster, Gov. Jerry Brown, will be leaving office in two years.
The Associated Press
2 days ago
The Akron City Council will this week decide on legislation that could at it to the roster of cities that have reformed parking requirements.
Akron Beacon Journal
4 days ago
Faced with the underwhelming performance of the newly opened UP Express, Toronto transit officials did something drastic: they slashed the cost of a ride.
5 days ago
The new, Detroit-based sponsor will help pay for a ten-fold expansion of the Bay Area's regional bike share program coming this spring and a new Palo Alto program. Low income residents will be offered discounted rates to join Bay Area Bike Share.
Metropolitan Transportation Commission
5 days ago
Tesla showed off new self-driving technology this week.
5 days ago
An interview with a photographer about his unflattering pictures of train riders in Tokyo's crowded subway.
5 days ago
"American households will no longer aspire to own two cars in every garage, but instead will have mobility apps on every phone, to hail self-driving vehicles that they will share rather than own." Jeffrey D. Sachs, Columbia University
6 days ago
The first comprehensive comparison of inter-city differences in parking prices shows huge variations in the price of parking in cities around the United States.
City Observatory
6 days ago
The District Department of Transportation is expanding its experiments with dynamic parking prices.
6 days ago
After a three quarters of a century of building to accommodate cars and not people, it's going to take big changes to get the transit system the United States needs, argues a Next City editorial.
Next City
6 days ago
The Virginia county of Arlington has written into law the ability to create shared streets as well as streets that prioritize pedestrians.
Arlington County
October 19, 2016, 12pm PDT
Remember President Obama's 2009 economic stimulus program? Add another completed project to the program's successes: the restoration of the multi-modal 1874 iconic Eads Bridge connecting St. Louis and East St. Louis, Ill. over the Mississippi River.
AASHTO Journal
October 19, 2016, 10am PDT
The train ride from Summit, New Jersey to Penn Station takes 45 minutes. The real problem: getting to the train. By subsidizing Uber rides to and from the local station, the town hopes to avoid building another expensive parking lot.
BuzzFeed News