Move over XBox; step aside Playstation. The height of game-playing action is free and it's online. The new game in town is University of Minnesota, Intelligent Transportation Systems Institute's "Gridlock Buster". Test your mettle on the increasing levels of difficulty in processing vehicular traffic through a network of intersections. Opinion
Jul 24, 2009 By
LA's Metro board is getting on board with high-speed rail, announcing Thursday that a Los Angeles-to-Anaheim (home of Disneyland) train could be a reality in less than 10 years.
Jul 24, 2009 LAist
Transportation planners in San Francisco are proposing "parking benefit districts" where residents control pricing and boundaries to make parking easier in the congested city.
Jul 23, 2009 San Francisco Chronicle
Streets aren't just for driving, and cities are starting to realize it. Amber Hawkes and Georgia Sheridan explain why street design matters and where we are today in terms of designing the "street space." Exclusive
Jul 23, 2009 By
Thousands of stimulus-funded transportation projects are underway this summer, creating thousands of delays on the nation's roads.
Jul 22, 2009 The Christian Science Monitor
Officials in Washington's Clark County are considering a plan to enact an annual fee for bicyclists to fund bike-related infrastructure.
Jul 22, 2009 The Columbian
The former head of the NHTSA has admitted that he was encouraged to bury the results of a study showing the mounting risk of cellphone use by drivers. The study is being released today under a Freedom of Information Act request.
Jul 21, 2009 The New York Times
In this political column, Sac Bee columnist Dan Walters opines that the $.9 billion of CA's HSR $9.9 billion bond measure may be the only realistic accomplishment of Prop 1A due to budgetary and political hurdles the train may not be able to succumb.
Jul 21, 2009 The Sacramento Bee
As a planned rapid transit line gets closer to completion in Vancouver, there's a debate brewing about what sort of development should spring up around it.
Jul 21, 2009 The Vancouver Sun
They're safer, faster, require less fuel use and enhance public space. So why do Americans tend to reject proposals for roundabouts?
Jul 21, 2009 Slate.com