February 28, 2008, 10am PST
<p>Plans to convert major arteries to one-way streets in L.A. are meeting tough criticism. Many say the city needs to rethink what mobility should mean, but others say L.A. isn't ready for such a paradigm shift.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
February 28, 2008, 5am PST
<p>A proposal to make Eugene, Oregon's bus system fare-free has been voted down by the regional transit district.</p>
The Register-Guard
February 27, 2008, 7am PST
<p>Plans are being floated to create better downtown linkage between three of L.A.'s rail lines -- an idea that some downtown residents are wary of.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
February 26, 2008, 10am PST
<p>The Bay Area's $158 million Urban Partnership Grant is in trouble. It appears politically unlikely that a roadway toll will pass the legislature, so officials hope to change the flat Golden Gate Bridge toll to a variable toll to receive the grant.</p>
The San Francisco Chronicle
February 25, 2008, 5am PST
February 24, 2008, 1pm PST
<p>This editorial from the <em>Hawaii Reporter</em> argues that plans for transit oriented development are "based in communist and fascist thinking" and that building rail and TOD will be bad for Hawaii's families.</p>
Hawaii Reporter
February 24, 2008, 9am PST
<p>Plans to build a short subway in San Francisco are meeting criticism.</p>
The San Francisco Chronicle
February 23, 2008, 9am PST
<p>In recent decades, traffic volumes have risen rapidly throughout the United States. But a report by the East-West Gateway Council of Governments argues that growth rates in traffic volume may be tapering off.</p>
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
February 22, 2008, 11am PST
<p>Experts are calling for a major revision to the city operations of Toronto, suggesting the creation of region-wide toll roads, increased taxes and</p>
The Toronto Star
February 22, 2008, 7am PST
<p>Legislators in Arizona are considering plans to convert some of the state's highways to toll roads in an effort to boost the state's transportation budget.</p>
The Arizona Republic
February 21, 2008, 12pm PST
<p>The best way to improve automobiles is to improve cities, according to this article from <em>Business Week</em>.</p>
Business Week
February 21, 2008, 11am PST
<p>In a recently released report, it has been found that Minnesota's transportation funding cannot keep pace with the state's infrastructure needs -- leaving only enough to maintain existing roads, not build any new ones.</p>
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
February 21, 2008, 9am PST
<p>The use of eminent domain by the Denver-area Regional Transportation District is coming under increasing scrutiny from homeowners and public officials.</p>
The Denver Post
February 20, 2008, 11am PST
<p>A regional government report shows a slowdown in traffic growth in Metropolitan St. Louis, but state highway officials still plan to expand highways.</p>
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
February 20, 2008, 8am PST
<p>Plans for a commuter rail system in Central Florida may be disrupted by a federal order to weigh the impact of rerouting freight trains to accommodate the new system.</p>
The Orlando Sentinel
February 18, 2008, 11am PST
<p>The development authority of Augusta, Georgia, has voted to look into the possible creation of a trolley system for the city's downtown.</p>
The Augusta Chronicle
February 18, 2008, 7am PST
<p>When California voters approved the $20 billion transportation bond in Nov., 2006 they supported the expenditure of over $2 billion for 'goods movement' stemming from the state's busy ports. However, some local officials object to rail projects.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
February 17, 2008, 11am PST
<p>A look at how the city's sustainability initiative, PlaNYC, is leading to greener streets in more ways than one.</p>
February 17, 2008, 7am PST
<p>This editorial argues that Kansas City Mayor Mark Funkhouser's plans for a regional light rail system are ambitious and not likely to succeed, but they are a powerful example of the froward-thinking mindset more cities need.</p>
The Kansas City Star
February 17, 2008, 5am PST
<p>This editorial argues that a growth boundary is not the right way to control suburban growth in Salem, Oregon.</p>
Statesman Journal