Transportation

Officials in the country of Spain have proposed a crackdown on drunk walking. The effect of the law would be to equate the pedestrian's use of the road with the drivers of automobiles.
12 hours ago   Guardian Cities
When two roads meet in William Penn's Forest, what do you do? New plans from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation say, increasingly, you build a roundabout. No fewer than forty are on the drawing board throughout the state.
Feb 5, 2015   Philadelphia Magazine
An ambitious new transportation plan is yet another step in the transformation of South Boston from a gritty, blue-collar waterfront to one of the nation's most promising zones of innovation.
Feb 5, 2015   Next City
What time did you leave for work this morning? What time should you have left for work this morning?
Feb 5, 2015   FlowingData
The commuter train had left Grand Central Terminal on Tuesday evening and hit the Jeep at a grade crossing in Valhalla, Westchester County at 6:30 pm. Five passengers died in the lead car of the train which was engulfed in flames from the impact.
Feb 4, 2015   Transportation Nation
The Republican chair of the Senate Transportation Committee is considering an 11.5-cent gas tax increase, setting up a potential conflict with Gov. Jay Inslee's preference to apply a carbon charge to industrial emissions to fund transportation.
Feb 4, 2015   KUOW
Cities around the United States have built nearly as many protected bike lanes in the past two years as they did in the previous 140.
Feb 4, 2015   Green Lane Project
Big news on the automated vehicle front yesterday, as Google and Uber now seem destined to become competitors in the battle for the future of transportation.
Feb 3, 2015   Bloomberg
Walker had supported increasing the gas tax and user fees last November, but now that he's being taken as a serious contender for the Republican nomination for president, he's changed his transportation funding preference to increased bonding.
Feb 3, 2015   Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A few days before President Obama announced his 14 percent offshore corporate profits tax, Sens. Rand Paul and Barbara Boxer teamed-up to announce they would be offering a repatriation tax, somewhat similar to Obama's tax. Both fund infrastructure.
Feb 3, 2015   The Bond Buyer
After announcing its Georgetown 2028 Plan last year, the Georgetown Business Improvement District is continuing its ambitious efforts to bring new facilities and amenities online in Georgetown.
Feb 3, 2015   The Washington Post