Transportation

6 days ago
An op-ed directs a pointed pro-transit message to Gwinnett County near Atlanta.
SaportaReport
September 21, 2016, 10am PDT
The City Council of Oakland, California has approved a far-reaching reduction of parking requirements.
East Bay Times
September 20, 2016, 2pm PDT
It's a big day for the future of automated vehicles. Federal safety regulators gave first indication, not yet regulations, of how they expect automated vehicles to behave when they hit the road en masse.
The New York Times
September 20, 2016, 1pm PDT
A new survey has found that every day more than 800 tech buses are traveling on the region's roadways, carrying around 34,000 passengers daily
San Francisco Business Times
September 20, 2016, 8am PDT
Portland isn’t collecting a gas tax approved by voters in May yet, but the city is already finding a way to spend the money.
The Oregonian
September 20, 2016, 6am PDT
The rupture reveals the hazards of pipelines, but also shows how important they are to the economy. Six governors declared states of emergency to deal with gasoline shortages resulting from the pipeline shutdown in Shelby County, Alabama.
The Huntsville Times
September 19, 2016, 10am PDT
A $40 million development called Spoke is the latest example of a growing development trend in the Atlanta area: transit oriented development.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 19, 2016, 6am PDT
The light rail extension opened May 20 and is already 70 percent toward meeting its 2030 ridership projection. According to a survey conducted in June by Metro, more than two-thirds of riders were new to the Expo Line.
KPCC
September 18, 2016, 7am PDT
The executive director of a research and policy center on privatization and responsible contracting says a proposal to privative parking operations at the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority would bring a half century of regret.
The Huffington Post
September 18, 2016, 5am PDT
Want parking reform without tears?
CityLab
September 17, 2016, 9am PDT
One of the key assumptions of a new partnership between the planning and public health professions is that transit encourages more active mobility than possible with a car-centric lifestyle. But new research casts doubt on those assumptions.
CityLab
September 16, 2016, 12pm PDT
The Chicago Department of Transportation is busy with bike infrastructure projects around the city. Steven Vance updates the latest.
Chi.Streetsblog
September 15, 2016, 12pm PDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation will go out to bid on a design-build contract to reconstruct the Routes 6 and 10 interchange in Providence, with the hope of completing construction in four years. Some will remember what might have been.
Providence Journal
September 15, 2016, 9am PDT
Two Seattle councilmembers are proposing a large, necessary step toward slowing drivers enough to eliminate traffic deaths in the city.
The Urbanist
September 15, 2016, 5am PDT
A new book by a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist digs into the consequences of a society driven by the automobile.
The New York Times
September 14, 2016, 2pm PDT
In 1851 the City of Seattle could have been a vastly different place if alternative development decisions had been made that took the original inhabitants, nature, and topography into consideration.
Crosscut
September 14, 2016, 12pm PDT
Since transportation agencies decided to make carpool lanes available for non-carpoolers (toll-paying solo drivers or electric vehicles), they've become congested in some metro areas, which can violate federal conditions on their use.
Stateline
September 14, 2016, 8am PDT
The weekend's celebrations of the new Cincinnati Bell Connector drew quite a crowd.
Urban Cincy
September 14, 2016, 6am PDT
The names and faces occupying decision-making positions in the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization do not reflect the names and faces of the people they are meant to represent.
Streetsblog USA
September 13, 2016, 12pm PDT
Before last night's Monday Night Football game, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority reported that they'd only sold 11 season passes to the 49ers Express Train. To cover costs, the goal had been to sell 2,500.
NBC Bay Area