Infrastructure

15 hours ago
The Southwest Corridor light rail project has a preferred alternative route, but there's still a lot of work to do before the ambitious project can begin construction, much less begin shuttling riders between Portland and Bridgeport Village.
The Oregonian
17 hours ago
The long-awaited master plan for Quayside in Toronto was released to the public today.
Toronto Star
20 hours ago
Voters might have approved transit funding multiple measures by wide margins in Los Angeles County in recent years, but actual project proposals still have trouble appealing at the hyper-local level.
Los Angeles Daily News
Yesterday
Writing from London in an Op-Ed for Seattle’s Crosscut, Chuck Wolfe argues for a contextual approach to a much-touted search for transportation equity.
Crosscut
2 days ago
Climate change and channelization have made high water levels the norm along the river. But low-lying New Orleans lies in its path, and the consequences could be monumental.
Slate
2 days ago
Transit officials pass on a proposal to take a closer look at the possibility of an integrated fare system that would simplify transit travel in the Bay Area.
Streetsblog SF
3 days ago
With a growing population comes a need for more airport capacity, and Phoenix is no different. The challenge is finding the space to grow.
Arizona Republic
4 days ago
The Valley helped popularize public transit and bus rapid transit in Los Angeles, after the Orange Line achieved immediate, unexpected success last decade. Now new routes are under consideration.
Urbanize LA
4 days ago
The city of Philadelphia is seeking 25 locations around the city for composting facilities that will help the city achieve its goals of zero waste and litter.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
5 days ago
PBS New Hour takes a deep dive into the climbing number of pedestrian deaths in the United States—now at their highest level in almost three decades.
PBS News Hour
5 days ago
Flagging ridership on Metro buses in Los Angeles redoubles the need to speed buses up with dedicated lanes, hopefully recovering lost riders and finding some news ones along the way, too.
Los Angeles Times
5 days ago
After a public engagement process and a political process played out in 2018, MARTA and the city of Atlanta can now focus on what gets built, when, according to the $2.7 billion More MARTA capital investment plan.
MARTA via The SaportaReport
5 days ago
A single fare card grants access to public transit rides in 260 Chinese cities.
ECNS
6 days ago
The second biennale in Amsterdam highlights design and infrastructure projects that put biking front and center.
Fast Company
6 days ago
Frontier Group and U.S. PIRG have released the fifth edition of its Highway Boondoggles report.
U.S. PIRG Education Fund
6 days ago
Streetfilms documents the early results of an ambitious transit pilot project in Washington, D.C.
Greater Greater Washington
June 18, 2019, 5am PDT
Several large freeway expansion projects are in various stages of planning and development in the Louisville region of Kentucky. Critics say the projects reflect an obsolete approach to planning and will hurt the state and the city.
WDRB
June 17, 2019, 7am PDT
Twice as many men as women commute by bike in Minneapolis-St. Paul, and the likely reasons are varied.
MinnPost
Feature
June 17, 2019, 5am PDT
The company that best understands what drives city residents’ decisions is best suited to untangle persistent urban problems.
Lev Kushner
June 15, 2019, 1pm PDT
Budget concerns cut some of the planned bike infrastructure included in the Seattle's updated bike plan earlier this year. The city has responded to some of those concerns with its latest version of the draft plan update.
MyNorthwest