Transportation

12 hours ago
The New York State Pedestrian Safety Action Plan will invest $110 million to improve pedestrian safety in the state of New York.
The Lansing Star
Blog post
Yesterday
Like train stations, Greyhound stations can be tolerable urban places- or they can be another example of suburban sprawl.
Michael Lewyn
Yesterday
More bad news for the beleaguered transit agency of our nation's capital, as declining ridership and prolonged service disruptions have now given way to large-scale layoffs throughout the organization.
The Washington Post
Yesterday
Wired takes a tour of a Siemens factory in California tasked with the task of building the rolling stock for the forthcoming, privately-funded Brightline train line in Florida.
Wired
Yesterday
A new kind of transportation network company is offering peace of mind for female travelers.
CBS Los Angeles
Yesterday
A light-rail link to the Los Angeles International Airport would accommodate bikes and buses, and could be here by 2021.
Urbanize LA
Blog post
Yesterday
Taxis, including new ride hailing services, play unique and important roles in an efficient and equitable transport systems. Let's support them with smart policies.
Todd Litman
Yesterday
It's not just Americans favor SUVs and light truck over compact cars, but that a majority of EV and hybrid owners who have traded in their cars are opting for all-gas vehicles, and that spells trouble for meeting President Obama's climate goals.
The New York Times - Science
2 days ago
As a result of a critical lawsuit that California high-speed rail opponents lost last March, a bill to release $1.1 billion in 2008 bond funds has been advanced to fund high-speed rail 'bookend' projects, particularly Caltrain electrification.
Associated Press
3 days ago
If the Metro Board passes the proposed $40 billion expenditure plan, millions of Los Angeles residents will still not have access to good public transit for decades.
The Planning Report
3 days ago
The National Association of City Transportation Officials has spoken out on the ned to begin preparing for a future of automated vehicles.
National Association of City Transportation Officials
4 days ago
Two notable transportation developments occur in California on July 1. First, a pilot road charge program begins—5,000 motorists will be charged by the mile driven. Second, the gas tax drops by 2.2 cents. An analysis by ITEP looks at both.
Tax Justice Blog
4 days ago
Ok, some are going to catch the train, too. You just never know when it's your lucky day.
Gothamist
4 days ago
The biggest news stories of a big week in planning and land use—all in just over two minutes.
Planetizen
6 days ago
Hate it or love it, Uber has changed the transportation game across this country. To boost ridership and change its public image, transit should consider taking some cues from the rideshare giant.
Market Urbanism
6 days ago
Washington, D.C. is the latest place to find traffic lanes emblazoned with a bright red coat of paint to welcome transit while barring cars.
BeyondDC
June 21, 2016, 1pm PDT
El Paso is moving forward with a number of transit projects, toward ambitious goals in mobility, quality of life, and air quality.
The Urban Edge
June 21, 2016, 12pm PDT
The U.S. Department of Transportation has revealed the winner of a hotly-contested and widely-reported competitive grant funding opportunity.
Columbus Dispatch
June 21, 2016, 10am PDT
Five of the nine experienced cyclists who were mowed down by a pickup truck on a rural road in Kalamazoo on June 7 died. While most bike crashes occur on urban roads, there are hidden dangers in biking in uncongested rural areas.
The Huffington Post
June 21, 2016, 8am PDT
A Tampa Bay Times columnist continues a crusade against the faulty projections that enable toll road construction projects in Florida, and the sprawling development patterns that follow.
Tampa Bay Times