Paris Is Great, But Here's Where the Green Mobility Revolution Is Happening
A movement toward sustainable mobility is taking place across Europe, not just in the City of Lights.
Jaywalking, Idaho Stop Bills Vetoed by California's Governor
Faced with the opportunity to redefine the traffic safety regime in one of the nation's most progressive states, Governor Gavin Newsom flinched.
What Will It Take for the U.S. to Kick the Car Habit?
Government played a big role in creating the car-centric United States that exists today. Climate change requires that government take the lead in reducing automobile dominance.
One Pandemic Real Estate Bet: Condos for Cars
The possibility of many more urban dwellers driving than ever before, even in transit-rich locations like New York City, is still very real.
Liberating Cities from Cars
Examining models of progress toward restrictions on the use and storage of automobiles from urban areas around the world.
Seattle Leads the Nation in Reducing Car Ownership
Seattle has achieved unparalleled success in allowing residents the option to choose not to own a car.
Study Documents the Public Health Effects of Long School Commutes
Richard Florida cites new research to argue that car culture and car oriented communities are the main culprits in the unhealthy lifestyles of U.S. school children.
Dead on Arrival: Vision Zero Loses at the Phoenix City Council
Car-oriented politics keeps scoring wins in Phoenix.
Uber and Lyft Make 11,000 Trips a Week Without Leaving UCLA's Campus
Students at the University of California, Los Angeles are using ride-hailing companies to get between classes on campuses. The effect is far from the congestion and emissions reducing idea many hoped for from companies like Uber and Lyft.
Canadian Neighborhood Prohibits Kids From Playing Outside
It's been called a 'War on Fun.'
The Case for Ending Legal Right Turns on Red Lights
Right turns on red became legal at a large scale across the country in the 1970s, despite the threats the practice represents to pedestrians and people on bikes.
Op-Ed: 'Public Mood' Has Turned Against Cars in Cities
A survey of recent planning decisions demonstrates that cities are no longer necessarily looking to more and bigger highways to solve their traffic problems.
Shreveport Planning Committee Approves New Highway Through Historically Black Neighborhood
A key committee of the Metropolitan Planning Organization for Shreveport, Louisiana approved a new highway through the neighborhood of Allendale, a historic but struggling neighborhood adjacent to downtown.
Draft District Plan Released in Philadelphia's Far Northeast
Planners are hard at work in a unique corner of the city of Philadelphia—the Far Northeast.
Portland Takes Another Step Toward Multi-Modalism
The city of Portland will take the momentous step of estimating person trips, rather than car trips, when estimating the impacts of new developments. The decision is another step toward ending the systems of car-centric planning.
The Car-Centric Future of Planning Data
Data collection used for planning purposes has traditionally focused on cars, rather than people. So far, innovative transportation technologies seem unconcerned with changing that pattern.
The Los Angeles Mystery
A blog post exploring why Los Angeles is more car-dependent than some less dense cities.
Guide to Improved Street Designs: Pay Attention to Precedent
What does a successfully multi-modal and livable street look like? There are examples all over the world, if you're paying attention.
Op-Ed: Prohibit Right Turns on Red Lights
A writer suggests an end for one of the many conveniences available to drivers: the right turn on a red light.
Study Finds Strong Evidence that Parking Causes Driving
A new study presented at the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting builds a strong case that parking causes driving.
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