Transportation

Red light cameras are usually controversial. In Houston voters chose to remove 50 cameras at high-risk intersections. Since then, crashes have increased 117 percent.
17 hours ago   Houston Chronicle
Funding seems locked for a planned streetcar line in Detroit, but some locals argue that what the metro region really needs is a wider-reaching bus rapid transit system. <em>The Transport Politic</em> profiles the proposals.
Apr 15, 2010   the transport politic
Opinion
Apr 15, 2010   By Todd Litman
A new bike sharing system in Dublin is turning out to be a surprise success in the Irish city.
Apr 15, 2010   Global Post
South Salt Lake is seeking to revive itself economically by creating a downtown entertainment district connected by a streetcar.
Apr 14, 2010   The Salt-Lake Tribune
Denver's transit agency is considering a plan to ask voters to make a further increase to the county's sales tax in order to fund the region's FasTracks light rail system.
Apr 13, 2010   The Denver Post
A new service allows drivers in New York City to pay a fee to find an available parking spot in their vicinity.
Apr 13, 2010   The New York Times
As urban growth continues, the role of public transit systems will escalate. Though some cities already have the infrastructure in place to adapt to this expected growth, many cities are starting to worry about what they'll do when the people come.
Apr 13, 2010   Wired
In the next year, Detroit will be putting in 30 miles of bike lanes throughout the city. But an ambitious new plan imagines up to 400 miles of bicycling infrastructure.
Apr 12, 2010   The Detroit Free Press
Could this be the end? Two recent events signal a dramatic shift in American attitudes towards transportation and the proper role of transportation in making American cities, says Norman Garrick. Exclusive
Apr 12, 2010  By Norman Garrick
Low-cost, high capacity urban gondolas and cable cars are being successfully used as public transit and tools of urban revitalization in Colombia, Algeria and other parts of the developing world.
Apr 11, 2010   www.TheCityFix.com