Transportation

While bikeshare is popular with planners and local officials all over the country, in some cities it still hasn't proven popular with people. One author has some thoughts on how bikeshare can begin to attract larger numbers.
23 hours ago   The Urban Edge
Not updated since 1975, and years in the making, Los Angeles County has finally released a Bike Master Plan, available now for review.
Oct 18, 2011   Streetsblog
Wounded but far from dead, the WSJ examines the many problems plaguing California's formidable HSR project. With federal funding likely to be pulled by House Republicans, the Journal reports on the courses the project could take.
Oct 18, 2011   The Wall Street Journal - Business
The Big Worm is a 2.2 mile elevated highway carving its way through South America's biggest city, carrying 80,000 vehicles a day past the bedroom windows of once elegant art deco apartment buildings.
Oct 17, 2011   The Washington Post
Despite its cold weather and spread-out development patterns, a Midwestern city beat Portland, San Francisco and Boulder for the title of #1 Bike City. Jay Walljasper explains how. Exclusive
Oct 17, 2011  By Jay Walljasper
New York City Housing Authority Chairman John Rhea says that the city's own parking minimums are making it difficult to make public housing sites more mixed-use, mixed-income and financially sustainable.
Oct 17, 2011   Streetsblog
How is the City of London incentivizing bike and ped commuters for helping improve the air? There's an App for that.
Oct 17, 2011   Fast Company
South Carolina members of the Urban Land Institute met in Columbia, South Carolina to offer suggestions for overhauling Assembly Street, a major downtown thoroughfare that separates distinct areas of the urban core.
Oct 17, 2011   The State
Because the Port Authority Bus Terminal lacks a garage, empty buses shuttle off to New Jersey for storage between the AM and PM commutes. The garage would have been funded by a higher toll, which NJ and NY governors rejected.
Oct 17, 2011   NorthJersey.com
At a recent press conference, ubiquitous Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood told reporters he'd leave his post at the end of Obama's first term.
Oct 16, 2011   The Wall St. Journal
Citing the shift in economic activity at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Ginia Bellafonte makes a case for bringing transit manufacturing to this and similar areas of the city. Talent's not an issue, but financing always is.
Oct 16, 2011   The New York Times