Infrastructure

5 days ago
On what is arguably a peak parking day, parking lots around the country still had plenty of space.
CityLab
6 days ago
The reality of the Move Seattle is proving to be much less robust than the vision promised to voters who approved the $930 million levy in 2015.
The Seattle Times
6 days ago
It's only the third full funding grant administration signed by Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao. The $149 million capital investment grant will help fund the 4-mile modern streetcar line from Santa Ana to Garden Grove in Orange County, Calif.
PR Newswire
6 days ago
The 4th National Climate Assessment brought the reality of climate change to the regional and local level. The Carolinas provide a particularly poignant case study.
The Charlotte Observer
December 3, 2018, 11am PST
The 'degrowth' concept at the heart of Planning 2052 recalls the Club of Rome’s publication of "The Limits to Growth" in 1972.
ArchDaily
December 3, 2018, 10am PST
The Federal Railroad Administration is threatening to revoke the waiver that allows the A-Line to operate with flaggers at grade crossings unless the Regional Transit District presents a plan by mid-month to fix the crossing gate problems.
The Denver Post
December 3, 2018, 9am PST
Transportation advocates have been patiently waiting since Nov. 6 for the results of a half-cent, 30-year county sales tax measure, 50 percent of which would benefit Samtrans bus and Caltrain needs and 5% bike/ped. It needs 66.67% of votes to pass.
Curbed SF
December 3, 2018, 6am PST
Examining Portland and Seattle's much-talked-about systems, the authors highlight the importance of treating streetcars as a viable transport option, rather than just a means to stimulate development.
The Washington Post
December 2, 2018, 9am PST
Already delayed, the Crenshaw Line has now sparked debate between stakeholders who favor opposing visions of how the light rail service should link up with the existing Green Line.
The Los Angeles Times
December 2, 2018, 7am PST
The massive proposed development project on the Chicago River is facing a host of questions about density, open space, and infrastructure.
Chicago Tribune
December 2, 2018, 5am PST
It was a big week for long-awaited transit funding from the Federal Transit Administration.
Smart Cities Dive
December 1, 2018, 9am PST
The Accelerating Climate Resiliency Mini Grant Program will award grants to six to 15 projects, policies, and actions to protect people from the impacts of climate change.
Metropolitan Area Planning Council
December 1, 2018, 5am PST
It's been expensive year for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' efforts to prevent environmental catastrophe in Lake Michigan.
Associated Press via Chicago Tribune
November 30, 2018, 2pm PST
The final nails have been put in the coffin of the I-710 extension, and now communities like Pasadena are getting ideas about how to spend Measure R funding once reserved for the unwanted freeway.
Pasadena Star-News
November 30, 2018, 12pm PST
Researchers from the University of Maryland and Texas A&M surveyed stormwater officials and synthesized the results. Their conclusion: "Rainwater is taking its toll on metropolitan America"
Slate
November 30, 2018, 8am PST
A bench is a basic bus stop amenity, but many stops on Los Angeles’ Eastside lack them. One resident took on the task of putting in benches himself.
Los Angeles Times
November 30, 2018, 7am PST
While not yet widely implemented in the United States, scramble intersections make life considerably safer and easier for pedestrians and drivers.
Strong Towns
November 29, 2018, 12pm PST
A new smart-parking startup lets drivers claim spots, in the cloud and in physical space.
Forbes
November 29, 2018, 10am PST
Orange County, California has approved its 20-year transportation plan, which is designed to address an expected 60 percent increase in traffic.
Smart Cities Dive
November 29, 2018, 9am PST
They had to wait the better part of a year, but two major transit projects finally have the funding Congress allocated in March.
Los Angeles Times