Infrastructure

August 9, 2018, 2pm PDT
It's going to be tough to be a transit user in the Seattle suburb of Everett.
The Urbanist
August 9, 2018, 12pm PDT
Metra is revamping to the downtown train station in the Chicago suburb of Libertyville.
Daily Herald
August 9, 2018, 7am PDT
The U.S. power system is split into three separate sections with very little overlap. A more seamless infrastructure could deliver benefit, but a new study, still unpublished, is the first to take on the question of how much benefit.
NREL
August 8, 2018, 1pm PDT
Repeal proponents have already planned a sequel for Proposition 6, regardless of whether the measure passes, resulting in the loss of over $5 billion annually from new transportation user fees, including a 12-cents per gallon gas tax increase.
The Sacramento Bee
August 8, 2018, 12pm PDT
For doctors trying to provide mental health care to people who are incarcerated or detained by the New York City Department of Corrections, city jails pose a challenge — and provide an opportunity.
Urban Omnibus
August 8, 2018, 11am PDT
Oregon Metro's Regional Transportation Plan sets policy and project goals through 2040.
Bike Portland
August 8, 2018, 10am PDT
The $2.16 billion Transbay Transit Center opens to the public on August 11, with bus service launching on August 12.
San Francisco Chronicle
August 8, 2018, 9am PDT
The largest planning process in Denver's history has already completed two years of community engagement and planning work.
The Denver Post
August 8, 2018, 8am PDT
A series of new investments in the civic realm aren’t enough—some in Wheaton, Maryland want the community to catch up with its neighbors in providing a walkable town center.
Bethesda Magazine
August 7, 2018, 11am PDT
Politicians and residents are uniting to delay Ford GoBike's expansion around San Francisco.
San Francisco Examiner
August 7, 2018, 8am PDT
A system in disrepair is losing riders when it could use the fare box revenue the most.
The New York Times
August 6, 2018, 1pm PDT
Permeable crosswalks absorb water and snowmelt, while decreasing ice on the road.
KHSB NBC
August 6, 2018, 12pm PDT
A proposal by the nation's largest utility could be a model to deal with the most formidable problem presented by intermittent renewable electricity sources.
The New York Times
August 6, 2018, 8am PDT
Electric scooters in Portland will pay a road fee, but according to this article, cities would do well to hold cars to the same standard as scooters.
City Observatory
August 6, 2018, 6am PDT
Marisa Lago pens in an opinion piece supporting a regional approach to planning, timed for the release of a new "Geography of Jobs" report.
Medium
August 5, 2018, 11am PDT
Transit activists celebrated the good news that residents will finally be given the opportunity to join the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority but bemoaned that they would have to wait till March 2020 to vote on the one percent sales tax.
WSB-TV - Atlanta
August 3, 2018, 2pm PDT
There have been multiple movements to remove the Hetch Hetchy Resevoir, but the most recent flirtation with the idea comes from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. A Chronicle editorial argues Zinke's interest lacks good faith.
The San Francisco Chronicle
August 3, 2018, 10am PDT
The planned Wind Catcher did not make it through the Texas Public Utility Commission.
InsideClimate News
August 3, 2018, 5am PDT
Satirical website The Onion has noticed something about the American approach to the traffic circle.
The Onion
August 2, 2018, 11am PDT
The state has less than one-third the funds necessary to build the 800-mile line connecting Northern and Southern California, depending on the cost estimate. The immediate goal is to build a 119-mile section in the Central Valley.
The New York Times