Infrastructure

October 18, 2017, 12pm PDT
The speculation about a planned transit investment program in Nashville began in August, and now the mayor is throwing full support behind a referendum that would raise four kinds of taxes to pay for a $5.2 billion in transit investments.
Tennessean
October 18, 2017, 11am PDT
It's the day everyone has been waiting for! The 2017 "Rattiest Cities" list has been announced.
The Washington Post
October 18, 2017, 8am PDT
A proposal once too controversial to consider is gaining traction at several layers of government.
The Dallas Morning News
October 17, 2017, 10am PDT
It is now up to the Bay Area's transportation planning agency to determine when to ask voters to hike tolls on seven Bay Area bridges, by how much, and whether to phase the increase. A bill to allow voters to fund Caltrain was also signed.
SF Gate
October 17, 2017, 5am PDT
The small town of Isafjordur, Iceland is hoping an optical illusion painted onto a street will work to slow down drivers.
Visir
October 16, 2017, 2pm PDT
The new 312 RiverRun will connect three parks on a two-mile elevated pedestrian path.
DNAinfo Chicago
October 16, 2017, 1pm PDT
A bill designed to streamline the implementation of 5G Internet infrastructure onto public poles and lights has been vetoed by California Governor Jerry Brown.
Los Angeles Times
October 16, 2017, 10am PDT
A Minneapolis bike lane protest sets a new bar for opposition to bike lanes—Godwin's law was definitely in play.
Streetsblog USA
October 16, 2017, 9am PDT
Traffic fatalities are increasing faster than any time since the 1960s, but it's hard to notice much concern from the United States.
Streetsblog USA
Feature
October 16, 2017, 5am PDT
At the 2017 Autonomous Vehicle Symposium, a group of experts were asked to predict the effects of autonomous vehicles in two case study communities, and to generate a list of proposed policy actions to prepare for a future of autonomous vehicles.
Nico Larco, Gerry Tierney, William Riggs
October 15, 2017, 5am PDT
An oversight committee has approved the Locally Preferred Alternative for the Review Corridor Streetcar project that will connect Downtown St. Paul to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
MinnPost
October 14, 2017, 5am PDT
In terms of its public health benefits, a flourishing tree canopy is practically priceless.
ASLA The Dirt
October 13, 2017, 6am PDT
People—on bikes, in cars, and on foot—should be able to agree that bike lanes are better for everyone.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
October 12, 2017, 9am PDT
In the 1920s, the city of San Francisco extended the shoreline of south Ocean Beach by some 200 feet. Now the coast there is eroding as a result of that action, and the Great Highway is on shaky ground.
San Francisco Examiner
October 12, 2017, 8am PDT
Two steps back, one step forward so far for the $17.7 billion California WaterFix tunneling project.
Pasadena Star News
October 11, 2017, 2pm PDT
Due to the high level of existing congestion, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission warns motorists that the new I-680 Contra Costa Express Lanes will offer relief just before and after the peak commute hour.
SF Gate
October 11, 2017, 11am PDT
How does 1,650 miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails connecting the Tri-State area sound?
Curbed New York
October 11, 2017, 8am PDT
Any way you slice it: the rich get richer, and the poor get poorer.
Urban Institute
October 10, 2017, 12pm PDT
The MBTA pilot tested all-door boarding on two bus lines and found that the little-used best practice improved transit service.
MBTA Data Blog
October 10, 2017, 8am PDT
You don't have to be a fan of Prince George's County to be a fan of the historical maps and geographic insight on the online Prince George's Atlas.
Greater Greater Washington