Active Transportation

April 2, 2019, 1pm PDT
After nearly 20 years of progress in pedestrian safety, fatalities started climbing again in 2010. In 2018, pedestrian deaths jumped to levels not seen in decades.
NPR
January 11, 2019, 12pm PST
Bike commuters are increasing in some cities, but overall, fewer Americans are biking to work.
USA Today
January 4, 2019, 1pm PST
A comprehensive study to revitalize the Atlanta regional waterfront, dubbed the Chattahoochee RiverLands project, is now underway.
Saporta Report
January 4, 2019, 8am PST
A stakeholder group hopes to create a pedestrian- and business-friendly streetscape in Downtown Seattle.
The Urbanist
December 16, 2018, 11am PST
A tax on bikes in the state of Oregon, implemented in 2017, generated less tan half of the revenue as was expected.
OPB
December 16, 2018, 9am PST
A new report by Victoria Walks, an advocacy organization in Australia, quantifies the benefits of choosing to walk. The report also benefits the multiplier of the choice to invest in pedestrian infrastructure.
The Age
September 11, 2018, 12pm PDT
Portland, OR is asking residents to help prioritize its "wishlist" of transportation projects for the growing Central City area.
The Oregonian
Blog post
September 9, 2018, 1pm PDT
One common argument against road diets and other pro-walkability policies is that seniors need cars more than anyone else. Is this claim borne out by data?
Michael Lewyn
September 1, 2018, 1pm PDT
Transportation investment is struggling to keep pace with population growth.
The Columbus Dispatch
August 24, 2018, 10am PDT
How to design a transit system that is safe, green, and beautiful.
ASLA The Dirt
August 13, 2018, 5am PDT
Miles brings the frequent flyer concept to ground level by offering rewards for your daily commute.
The Verge
June 25, 2018, 1pm PDT
Bellevue, Washington is adding its first protected bike lanes, and is planning a lot more bike infrastructure to come.
The Urbanist
April 23, 2018, 8am PDT
Allowing bikes on sidewalks pits cyclists against pedestrians, an advocate argues.
Crosscut
April 19, 2018, 12pm PDT
Florida’s incremental steps toward complete streets have saved thousands of lives, but still left it one of the most dangerous states to walk in.
Streetsblog USA
June 23, 2017, 10am PDT
Last year, Alaska returned $2.6 million of its 2013 Transportation Alternatives Program funding to the U.S. Department of Transportation due to a shortage of eligible projects to fund, despite having four years to obligate the grant money.
Alaska Public Media
May 18, 2017, 2pm PDT
With the help of grant funded infrastructure and community outreach programs, Philadelphia's Indego bikeshare system has shown impressive leadership in equitable bikeshare.
PlanPhilly
April 25, 2017, 6am PDT
To better advocate for the kind of walking and biking infrastructure it wants to see in a regional trail network, the Capital Trails Coalition has set out to define the components of a high-quality trail.
Greater Greater Washington
February 26, 2017, 7am PST
Public comment is now open on the plan, which aims to make walking and bicycling safe and equitable options by 2040.
Streetsblog California
January 8, 2017, 11am PST
The Transportation Alternatives program is designed to give states power over federal transportation funding for pedestrian and bike infrastructure projects. A loophole is defeating that purpose, however.
Streetsblog USA
October 7, 2016, 7am PDT
In an effort to normalize biking and teach kids how to bike safely in the city, Seattle's Cascade Bicycle Club has built a small bike park that simulates road conditions.
Bike Portland