Alternative Transportation

February 2, 2018, 8am PST
Republicans from the Florida House of Representatives are trying to take control of the potentially thorny issue of dockles bikeshare.
StateScoop
January 25, 2018, 11am PST
After two years of operations, funded with $300,000, the city of Oak Park is ending its Divvy bikeshare operation.
Streetsblog Chicago
January 23, 2018, 6am PST
It looks like electric bikes are here to stay.
CNN
December 16, 2017, 1pm PST
Streetsblog USA is seeking nominations.
Streetsblog USA
July 2, 2017, 1pm PDT
Chicago is focusing its bikeshare installation in locations with what writer John Greenfield calls a "dearth of Divvy."
Streetsblog Chicago
June 29, 2017, 6am PDT
Chicago Avenue bus is one of Chicago's busiest. It deserves a bus lane.
Streetsblog Chicago
May 12, 2017, 12pm PDT
TIL that there are no podium helmet laws in New York City.
Vox
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
March 31, 2017, 7am PDT
The findings of a recent study reveals the effects of transportation network companies to be the enemy of all forms of alternative transportation—far from the urban savior some hope they'll be.
Streetsblog Denver
January 15, 2017, 1pm PST
Seattle's bikeshare system, known as Pronto!, will shut down in March.
The Seattle Times
December 10, 2016, 9am PST
In an effort to help solve the ever-evolving demands of urban logistics, UPS asks 'what can Brown deliver to you, on a fixie?'
Modern Cities
November 26, 2016, 5am PST
Car2Go has pulled out of several cities recently, making even carsharing's most ardent believers wonder if the business model is built to last.
Transportist
November 24, 2016, 11am PST
Waiting for transportation network companies to change development? The future is already here.
The Wall Street Journal
November 21, 2016, 9am PST
The latest episode of #TransitTrends explores the psychology of traffic.
moovel
September 17, 2016, 9am PDT
One of the key assumptions of a new partnership between the planning and public health professions is that transit encourages more active mobility than possible with a car-centric lifestyle. But new research casts doubt on those assumptions.
CityLab
April 29, 2016, 11am PDT
In a significant effort to shift from sprawl toward incentivizing low-carbon transportation options, California is revising the way it measures traffic impacts of development projects under its Environmental Quality Act.
The Planning Report
February 8, 2016, 12pm PST
Fresno State University in California has released plans for a suite of changes that will redefine its approach to transportation—away from a devout focus on cars and toward more transportation options.
Stop and Move
January 8, 2016, 1pm PST
The motivations to walk or bike vary greatly by income levels, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Washington. The wealthy, as it turns out, are the outliers.
University of Washington
November 13, 2015, 11am PST
A new tool from the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Centers for Disease Control allows comparisons between state or metropolitan area on transportation and public health indicators.
Metro Magazine
November 2, 2015, 9am PST
Biking and walking are often assumed as two peas in a pod, when in fact it might be more helpful to think of them as apples and oranges.
Bike Portland