News

9 hours ago
An illustrated comic strip introduces the community of support found at Right 2 Dream Too, a homeless community of tents and tiny homes built by and for homeless people.
The Nib
10 hours ago
In a city where bus ridership has been declining for years, Pace has found success on the expressway.
Chicago Tribune
11 hours ago
Rather than simply being punitive, the Dutch rail carrier is trying to find cost effective ways to collect fares and make riders feel welcome.
CityLab
12 hours ago
Looking around the globe for lessons in equitable mobility in the new technology-enabled era of transportation.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
13 hours ago
Supermarket closings have turned parts of the city into food deserts. As a result, residents lack access to fresh food and suffer health and economic consequences.
Louisville Courier Journal
14 hours ago
More people are cycling in the city, and a Bike Mayor would help promote biking and encourage better, safer infrastructure.
Metro
15 hours ago
The Oregon Department of Transportation announced the first round of funding for the Safe Routes to School Competitive Grant Program.
Bike Portland
16 hours ago
The District Department of Transportation wants to build a bike lane in front of the Capitol Building, but Congress has not authorized the change because of complaints about losing parking.
The Washington Post
17 hours ago
Assurances that the plan will not include large commercial venues have not calmed fears about the future of local independent clubs.
Chicago Tribune
18 hours ago
As cities define our world in new ways every day, Penn Institute for Urban Research asked nearly dozen urban experts, “Why cities?”
Penn IUR Urban Link
Yesterday
An investigation into Philadelphia's street cleaning program reveals a parking ticket program that doesn't benefit the city as much as it benefits the Philadelphia Parking Authority.
WHYY
Yesterday
A new flood plan for Norfolk, Virginia aims to establish a new model for coastal resilience.
The Virginian-Pilot
Yesterday
A new study of transit use in Los Angeles finds safety concerns are keeping women off of public transit.
Streetsblog USA
Yesterday
CEO and General Manager Jeffrey Park urged a "moonshot for transit" to keep up with population growth over the next 40 years.
Smart Cities Dive
Yesterday
Low-income transit users desperately need a break on fares. A discount is on its way, but won’t be available until later in the year, and transit advocates say it’s not enough.
San Francisco Chronicle
Yesterday
A study from economist David Autor finds that the higher wages once offered workers without college degrees or special skills are mostly gone. Workers in cities often earn what they would in rural areas.
The New York Times
Yesterday
Property acquisition in Texas won't come easy.
The Washington Post
Blog post
Yesterday
Transportation engineers sometimes treat people as objects to be moved as quickly and cheaply as possible from one location to another, but people have preferences and feelings which should be considered when planning transport systems.
Todd Litman
Yesterday
A pilot project of cycle tracks on several streets in Toronto produced almost shockingly positive results for all users of the street. At very little cost, the new bike infrastructure increased total street capacity and improved safety.
Toronto Star
Yesterday
The New York Times takes a deep dive into the "dark store theory" costing local municipalities millions, and potentially more, in property tax revenues all over the country.
The New York Times
2 days ago
Suddenly, after years of inaction, momentum is building for congestion pricing in New York City.
Grist