2 hours 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
6 hours ago
Tesla showed off new self-driving technology this week.
7 hours ago
An interview with a photographer about his unflattering pictures of train riders in Tokyo's crowded subway.
11 hours 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
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
The District Department of Transportation is expanding its experiments with dynamic parking prices.
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
The Virginia county of Arlington has written into law the ability to create shared streets as well as streets that prioritize pedestrians.
Arlington County
2 days ago
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
2 days ago
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
2 days ago
The Department of Mobility and Infrastructure will be up and running by 2017.
PGH City Paper
2 days ago
The plan to replace the Interstate 81 elevated highway through Syracuse, NY is now down to two options after the New York DOT nixed the tunnel plan.
The Post-Standard
3 days ago
The federal government officially downgraded the safety risk of installing bike boxes at intersections.
Streetsblog USA
3 days ago
Planning and urbanism writers in Washington, D.C. agree that a proposal to cut service to 20 stations in the Metrorail system would have harmful effects for minorities in the region.
The Washington Post
4 days ago
A successful TOD will be predicated upon three core elements: 1) development; 2) transit; and 3) transit-friendly amenities. While focus tends to be on the first two elements, this article provides insights on the importance of the third element.
Renewal & Redevelopment (Association for Redevelopment Initiatives)
Blog post
4 days ago
Kelcie Ralph guest blogs about a new article in the Journal of Planning Education and Research.
4 days ago
The New York Times looks into the decline of New Jersey Transit commuter railroad, rated as outstanding only nine years ago. Much of the decline can be traced to decisions by the Christie administration beginning in 2010.
The New York Times
5 days ago
A new study compares regional population densities to transit systems to find out which transit systems have maximized their reach.
5 days ago
Opponents of the ST3 transit funding measure in Seattle have argued that bus rapid transit is a cheaper alternative to light rail. A local write counter argues that point by making the economic case for light rail.
The Urbanist
5 days ago
The Brookings Institute thinks it has found a way to measure the impact of the expanding 'gig economy'—i.e., freelancing work enabled by online platforms like Airbnb and Uber.