Cyclist deaths are rising across the U.S., but in most cities and states, drivers are rarely punished. As more people embrace cycling and more cities encourage it; it's time our laws, infrastructure, and attitudes are reformed to make cycling safer.
Nov 11, 2013 The New York Times
What's the best way to get people to bike? "[M]ake clear the costs of not biking, in minutes saved or dollars not spent," writes Emily Badger. A new tool developed by Zach Rausnitz uses Google Maps data to compare travel times of alternative modes.
Nov 9, 2013 The Atlantic Cities
With record ridership stressing Seattle's public transit system, the last thing the city needs is a funding crisis created by political intransigence. Unfortunately, that's what the city seems to be getting, reports Tanya Snyder.
Nov 9, 2013 DC.Streetsblog
A common sight, especially in suburbia, is the "push button" at an intersection. I come to an intersection and see a big button telling me to push it in order to cross the street. I push the button, and nothing happens. I push the button again and again. Opinion
Nov 8, 2013 By
Recent deaths along London's cycling "superhighway" have forced Mayor Boris Johnson to rethink how to protect users of the city's expanding cycling infrastructure from vehicle collisions.
Nov 8, 2013 The Guardian
Sure, having a boorish crack-smoking mayor who refuses to get help or step down is a problem. But Toronto's existential problems are structural, writes Richard Florida. The city's "outmoded growth model and system of governance" threaten its success.
Nov 8, 2013 The Globe and Mail
Vancouver, Canada, has the worst traffic of any North American city according to the latest TomTom Traffic Index rankings. Los Angeles takes second place.
Nov 8, 2013 The Huffington Post
Late last week, Chicago Department of Transportation head Gabe Klein announced that he would be resigning to return to the private sector. During his two and a half years on the job, the city made impressive gains in sustainable transportation.
Nov 7, 2013 Chi.Streetsblog
Though meant to unite, bridges can be divisive structures. What should a bridge really be? Does clever design matter, or is it all about function? Here are 20 bridges from around the world that stand out as interesting, if not always functional.
Nov 7, 2013 Future Cities
A fleet of 100 self-driving pod cars are set to appear on the streets of the English town of Milton Keynes by 2015.
Nov 7, 2013 The Daily Mail