Transportation

What was hyped as one of the worst Nor'easters to hit New York City left Central Park with less than six inches of snow. However, New England and Long Island were not spared. NYC subway, buses, and rail shut down, and driving bans took effect.
1 hour ago   The New York Times
California's 23-year-old "parking cash-out" program has been less than effective
6 days ago   Los Angeles Times
The debate about the effectiveness of streetcars as an alternative form of transportation (rather than just a driver of property values) isn't going anywhere. The latest test case for the ongoing experiment: Atlanta.
6 days ago   Atlanta
Florida's automobile transportation system fails a lot of tests. The latest is a study by WalletHub that ranks the financial risk of driving in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Jan 20, 2015   Broward Palm Beach New Times
A proposal by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo would add an AirTrain-like connection from Queens to the beleaguered airport.
Jan 20, 2015   New York Times
The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority—one of the last agencies in the country to fund transit with property taxes—is unable to keep up with the times, according to an editorial arguing for a change.
Jan 20, 2015   The Toledo Blade
It was considered a given by many analysts that global oil prices would only increase as world oil demand outstripped supply, so switching to percentage-based fuel taxes from per-gallon taxes made sense, until OPEC chose not to restrict their output.
Jan 19, 2015   The Courier-Journal
Gov. Dennis Daugaard, who pledged not to raise taxes during his first term, proposed in his state of the state to increase the state gas tax two cents on July 1, and then two cents a year thereafter, to fund state and local roads and bridge repairs.
Jan 18, 2015   Capital Journal
A post by the World Band surveys efforts around the world to mainstream gender on public transport—an effort challenged substantially by continued risks to the safety of women.
Jan 18, 2015   The World Bank
Charles Krauthammer offers his own brand of gas tax hike that differs from others mentioned recently. One, it's much bigger. Two, revenues won't be used for transportation. It would be revenue neutral; all funds would be returned to taxpayers.
Jan 17, 2015   The Washington Post
What better way to wind down from a long week thinking about cities and maps and transportation than by taking a quiz to show off your knowledge of cities and maps and transportation?
Jan 16, 2015   The Washington Post