Transportation

A drill named Pamela, tasked with digging the tunnel for the Sound Transit light rail extension from Husky Stadium to Northgate, was stuck in the dirt under Seattle for several months.
3 hours ago   The Seattle Times
Columbus, Ohio is expected to grow to 500,000 residents by 2050, but all recent efforts to raise the funds for a large investment in transit have stalled. The new City Council president wants to try again.
Feb 1, 2016   Columbus Business First
The most popular social media site in the world is the latest entry in the quickly evolving world of mobility applications after filing a patent to for technology that would connect carpoolers.
Feb 1, 2016   Tech Insider
A transit rider and writer has a simple and succinct request for transit planners in Minneapolis: straighten out your transit routes.
Feb 1, 2016   Streets.MN
A case is emerging from data shared by Citibike that the system gets the most use by commuters. Federal legislation is in the works that would make bikeshare-as-transit official.
Jan 31, 2016   Next City
The California Road Charge Pilot will be the nation's second road usage charge program. Unlike OReGO, which launched last July, it is a pilot program that will last nine months, but like the Oregon program, it is restricted to 5,000 volunteers.
Jan 30, 2016   Streetsblog California
Bad news for transit advocates in Los Angeles this week, as the Los Angeles Time reported data that makes the region's transit investments look like something less than money well spent.
Jan 30, 2016   Los Angeles Times
Nashville residents are being asked to choose their preference among a menu of transit planning options. The most expensive version of the plan would cost $5.4 billion, the least $800 million.
Jan 29, 2016   The Tennessean
It makes sense that the transit agency serving the Silicon Valley would be one of the first to adopt a formal open data policy.
Jan 29, 2016   Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
New leadership at the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is redoubling efforts to find new sources of revenue for the state's transportation funding deficit.
Jan 28, 2016   St. Louis Post-Dispatch
A local Democrat is not happy with the performance of the city in operating the Atlanta Streetcar.
Jan 28, 2016   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution