Infrastructure

Yesterday
A writer weaves a "decade by decade" story, complete with diagrams, of how not to manage a public transit system.
CityLab
Yesterday
The new program offers cities access to $2 billion CAD in financing as well as a network of technical support.
Smart Cities Dive
Yesterday
The Brutalist design by a famed landscape architect will be preserved, but not without better visibility and improved lighting.
The Architect's Newspaper
Yesterday
Houston finally has the funding in place to work toward its vision for a bike-friendly city.
Houston Chronicle
2 days ago
A Los Angeles city councilmember even wants to throw in a CEQA exemption for good measure.
Urbanize LA
2 days ago
A victory for environmental conservationists.
knkx
2 days ago
Commuters in the Twin Cities region are hoping for relief at the notoriously congested and unsafe interchange between Interstate 494 and I-35W.
Star Tribune
3 days ago
On April 9, FTA awarded $43 million for a new, 12-mile bus rapid transit line in Everett; $30 million to extend BRT 10 miles in Kansas City and $22.5 million to extend a North Bay commuter rail line two miles to a ferry terminal on San Francisco Bay.
AASHTO Journal
3 days ago
The city of St. Louis has launched a permitting system for dockless bikeshare companies LimeBike and Ofo to operate.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
4 days ago
Plans to double the length of publicly accessible riverfront will be included in Mayor Rahm Emanuel's State of the City address tonight.
Chicago Sun Times
4 days ago
The Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) released a new "Regional Centers Framework."
The Urbanist
4 days ago
An expanded roadway outside the Union City BART station would mean more drivers and likely more congestion. City and county officials still argue those changes are necessary for the area around the station to function.
East Bay Times
5 days ago
Beware of transportation officials promising traffic reductions, according to this opinion piece.
The Mercury News
5 days ago
The price tag for one of the country's largest active transportation projects now totals $11.1 billion.
NBC 4
5 days ago
Faced with the expensive costs of adding park and ride facilities along its expanding transit system, transportation planners in the Seattle region wonder if it's money well spent.
Crosscut
5 days ago
The Hop streetcar is under construction and nearing completion.
Urban Milwaukee
April 13, 2018, 1pm PDT
A sweeping set of bill approved by the State legislature could pave the way for a "transformational" investment in public transit throughout the Atlanta region.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 13, 2018, 11am PDT
Across the globe, smart cities are increasingly procuring and implementing information technology in order to improve the efficiency and sustainability of urban spaces. The former CTO of L.A. and the mayor of Beverly Hills weigh in on the subject.
The Planning Report
April 13, 2018, 7am PDT
The New York Times transit reporter looks into the lack of progress on the $2.5 billion project proposed by Mayor Bill de Blasio in his 2016 State of the City speech. The mayor responds angrily to a Daily News article casting doubt on the project.
The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
April 12, 2018, 2pm PDT
A $125 million adaptive reuse project is looking for help with infrastructure improvements. Pittsburgh's Urban Redevelopment Authority is considering tax increment financing to fund street improvements.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette