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.
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.
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.
Google Maps Goes Multi-Modal
A bunch of new features makes Google Maps user-friendly for transit commuters.
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.
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.
Alternative Transportation Pays Dividends for Income Equality in Midsized Cities
A new study finds a connection between multimodality and income inequality in midsized cities.
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.
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.
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.
County of San Diego
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.