Transportation

A new study found that commuters opting for active travel modes and rail are more satisfied with their commute than those who take bus, metro, or drive.
6 hours ago   Science Direct
To connect the South Waterfront area with the rest of the city, Portland is building a multi-modal bridge accommodating tram lines, streetcars, light rail lines, bicyclists, and pedestrians, but not automobiles.
2 days ago   CityLab
A new report from the League of American Bicyclists discussed equity in bicycle commuting and infrastructure, causing a flurry of discussion throughout the Internet.
2 days ago   Blooming Rock
USDOT's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) yesterday publicized an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) and a supporting comprehensive research report on cutting edge V2V communications technology.
2 days ago   National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
A short case study in Lean Urbanism, compliments of Victoria Beach, Manitoba.
3 days ago   PlaceShakers
A bill will attempt to bring some equity to the flagrantly inequitable rebate program that subsidizes purchases of Electric Vehicles. Additional subsidies would be directed to low income families. Rebates could also be used for car share and transit.
3 days ago   Los Angeles Times
Bill Turque catches up on the progress of the "$120 million concrete albatross" that is the Silver Spring Transit Center.
4 days ago   The Washington Post
Advocates for a more multi-modal lifestyle in Los Angeles have achieved tremendous successes in the last decade. But ongoing bike lane controversies shows there's still a long way to go.
4 days ago   Citymetric
Something strange is taking place in the City by the Bay. It's not just experiencing a growth in carless households—carless households are actually replacing those with cars.
4 days ago   S.F. Streetsblog
Called the "biggest accomplishment" in DART's 31-year history, city leaders are hoping the new airport connection brings more international cachet along with tourists, conventions, and investments in downtown.
4 days ago   The Dallas Morning News
You get what you pay for, goes the old saying, and a new study out of New Zealand makes the case that when it comes investing in bike infrastructure, it's best to invest in quality.
4 days ago   FastCompany Exist