Multi-modal Transportation

Texas Highways

Smart Congestion Costing: A Critical Evaluation of the 'Urban Mobility Report'

The new "Urban Mobility Report" provides widely-cited congestion cost estimates. However, its analysis is neither comprehensive nor objective. Anybody using these estimates should understand its omissions and biases.

August 29, 2019 - Todd Litman

BART System

BART's New Trains: Back to the Drawing Board to Make More Room for Bikes

BART is readying its "Fleet of the Future," which includes adding more room than originally designed for bike storage.

June 1, 2019 - San Francisco Examiner

St. Louis Transit

The Transit App Now the Transit App for All of St. Louis

The Transit app will replace the Metro on the Go app for multi-modal trip planning around St. Louis.

March 12, 2019 - Government Technology

Mobility

Google Maps Goes Multi-Modal

A bunch of new features makes Google Maps user-friendly for transit commuters.

October 3, 2018 - Smart Cities Dive

Biking in Denver

Analysis: Denver's 20-Year Vision for Not-Quite-Complete Streets

The Denveright plan puts pedestrians first, but could do more for public transportation and bikes, says a critique from Streetsblog Denver.

August 15, 2018 - Streetsblog Denver

Bike Commute

Can a Bike Commute Cause More Harm Than Good?

Researchers at Columbia University are investigating pollution intake among cyclists to determine if cycling really is a healthy way to commute.

December 5, 2017 - Doggerel

Monterey-Salinas Transit

Alternative Transportation Pays Dividends for Income Equality in Midsized Cities

A new study finds a connection between multimodality and income inequality in midsized cities.

November 14, 2017 - The Urban Edge

Ground Transportation

Taxis Taking a Back Seat to Uber and Lyft at Airports

The Bay Area provides a case study of the effect of transportation network companies on ground transportation to and from airports.

July 18, 2016 - The San Jose Mercury News

Crosstown Study Map

Details of the District DOT's Multi-Modal Crosstown Makeover

A conceptual study released earlier this spring would add new options for alternative modes of transportation between the neighborhoods of Columbia Heights and Brookland in Washington, D.C.

June 3, 2016 - Greater Greater Washington

LinkNYC

Sidewalk Labs and Transportation For America to Develop Connected Streets

Sidewalk Labs has teamed up with Transportation for America in the hopes of better connecting transportation technology with desired transportation outcomes.

June 2, 2016 - Next City

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

New Case Study Posted on HUD User

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

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Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.

Hand Drawing Master Plans

This course aims to provide an introduction into Urban Design Sketching focused on how to hand draw master plans using a mix of colored markers.