While cities like New York and San Francisco's transit systems are bursting at the seams, D.C. Metro's rail system lost 5 percent of its ridership between 2010 and 2015. This week Metro acknowledged some of its fault in that trend.
11 hours ago   The Washington Post
So says Maria Choca Urban of the Center for Neighborhood Technology, which recently released a plan for retrieving Cleveland, Ohio from the dustbin.
May 24, 2011   Cleveland Plain Dealer
As part of a series of articles on the future of transportation in the U.S., the Wall St. Journal says the time may finally have arrived for the retro-futurism of the monorail.
May 23, 2011   The Wall St. Journal
The highest gas prices since the summer of 2008 have the two political parties taking separate approaches toward the oil industry - each showing how effective they are at killing each other's plans.
May 23, 2011   The New York Times - Editorial
A look at the pedestrian scramble in the Shibuya District of Tokyo, Japan.
May 23, 2011   LA Times
Can drivers be scared into being more careful around pedestrians? A new scare tactic is in the works for the common WALK/DON'T WALK traffic light.
May 23, 2011   Fast Company
An intermodal rail station planned for Northeastern Pennsylvania is identified by local unions as an excellent business opportunity for short-haul freight.
May 23, 2011   The Standard Speaker
NPR's Joel Rose interviews Streetsblog founder and Brooklyn Prospect Park West bike lane advocate Aaron Naparstek, and bike lane opponents for this 3-minute, "All Things Considered" radio story on New York's most controversial bike lane.
May 22, 2011   NPR:All Things Considered
New Yorkers get most of their physical activity from walking to the subway or running errands, not jogging or going to the gym, says a new report from the New York Dept. of Health.
May 21, 2011   Streetsblog
Find yourself wondering what those federal dollars dedicated to high-speed rail are actually funding? The Illinois Dept. of Transportation sent cameras out to capture a high-speed rail upgrade in progress near the Twin Cities.
May 20, 2011   WJBC
Jarrett Walker looks at a recent "Top Cities for Transit" list that ranks Honolulu #1, and says the criteria that the Brookings Institution used are "especially perverse".
May 20, 2011   Human Transit