Transportation

The FHWA reports that Americans have returned to the road en masse this summer—beware obvious political motivations and a failure to compare VMT trends to population growth.
51 min ago   U.S. Department Of Transportation
The Great Recession ended in the summer of 2009. Unemployment has fallen and consumer spending has risen, as have most economic metrics save one: vehicle miles traveled. There is a list of reasons why VMT hasn't risen, and perhaps won't.
Aug 25, 2014   Fortune
A new report from the International Transportation Forum (ITF) shows America's shortcomings on street safety compared to its peer nations.
Aug 23, 2014   Streetsblog USA
Andy Singer reviews the new Complete Streets Design Manual Draft for the city of Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Aug 23, 2014   Streets MN
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.
Aug 22, 2014   Science Direct
On Wednesday, officials celebrated the final fiscal installment of the $2.3 billion 10-mile BART extension planned to open in 2018.
Aug 22, 2014   San Jose Mercury
In November, voters in Cleveland can decide whether or not to ban the use of automatic traffic cameras to catch red-light violators.
Aug 22, 2014   ideastream
The 10-mile Colfax Ave corridor has the city's highest bus ridership but plagued by traffic congestion. After a 2-year study, bus rapid transit with dedicated lanes was selected by city and county staff as part of a $115 million investment strategy.
Aug 22, 2014   The Denver Post
Adding 175 new stations by Spring 2015, the Divvy expansion would add 1,750 bicycles to the system in wards further away from the downtown core.
Aug 22, 2014   Chicago Tribune
Dave Munson discovered the neighborhoods throughout the United States that are both affordable by his salary and walkable.
Aug 22, 2014   Munson's City
According to Yonah Freemark, there's folly in the way the federal government has been funding rail transit projects but failing to set standards for minimum service—a key indicator of transit ridership success.
Aug 21, 2014   the transport politic