Transportation

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
June 21, 2016, 7am PDT
Prime Minister Trudeau took sides on one controversial issue central to the debate about the cost of housing in Vancouver, but stopped short of suggesting a clear policy agenda for the federal government to improve the problem.
CBC News
June 20, 2016, 2pm PDT
The city of Austin's political leadership has proposed a package of competing bond proposals to raise money for large congestion relief measures in the fast-growing city.
Austin Statesman
June 20, 2016, 11am PDT
Much of the focus on the potential of self-driving cars to effect change in the built environment has focused on dense, urban environments. But what is self-driving cars mostly enable continued outward expansion?
The Wall Street Journal
June 19, 2016, 1pm PDT
Oakland's new DOT will take a "complete streets" approach to transportation planning.
Piedmont Patch
June 19, 2016, 7am PDT
The new Cass Street bike lane is the latest example of a city making unprecedented progress in bike infrastructure.
Streetsblog USA
June 19, 2016, 5am PDT
The Cincinnati Business Courier reports on the local effect of a long-standing state law.
Cincinnati Business Courier
June 18, 2016, 9am PDT
The Eno Center for Transportation lays out a clear appeal for action to regulate the time, place, and manner of digital billboards.
Eno Center for Transportation
June 18, 2016, 7am PDT
Ridership on the electrified A Line, which opened to great fanfare on Earth Day, reached a weekday average of 16,910 as of June 5. The 23-mile line operates from Union Station to Denver International Airport. Not all is perfect though.
The Denver Post
June 18, 2016, 5am PDT
An ambitious and aggressive plan to launch new ferry service connecting all five boroughs in New York is scheduled to launch in January 2017.
The New York Times
June 17, 2016, 2pm PDT
Public opinion is split on the red transit-only lanes found around San Francisco. Next week, the public will get a chance to air their grievances, or defend their territory.
Curbed SF
June 17, 2016, 11am PDT
Momentum Mag picks up the news of a study out of Harvard University that will produce more than one double take.
Momentum Magazine
June 17, 2016, 10am PDT
The traffic signals are part of the Los Angeles Street 'full-featured' protected bike lane that also includes transit stop islands and two-stage turn queue boxes. Ribbon-cutting for the cycle track, the third in the city, was held Thursday.
Streetsblog LA
June 17, 2016, 9am PDT
A data-sharing partnership announced in January 2015 has so far produced underwhelming results.
Boston.com
June 17, 2016, 5am PDT
A two-minute-and-twenty-three-second tour of the news and events from the week in planning.
Planetizen
June 16, 2016, 12pm PDT
Mike Lydon shares ten of his favorite open streets events with USA Today.
USA Today
June 16, 2016, 9am PDT
Portland, Oregon is known for its transit and pedestrian advantages. But many cyclists say protected bike lanes would make it easier for the two-wheel crowd to get around. After some delays, it looks like the project is on course.
Bike Portland