7 hours ago
Anticipating the opening of two new stations in 2024, the Seattle Department of Transportation released a study prioritizing bike infrastructure in the surrounding areas.
January 17, 2021, 7am PST
Despite the stated goals of state and federal agencies to encourage active modes of transportation, there's still a long way to go to make sure that all cities and communities have safe, convenient sidewalks and bike lanes.
National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine
December 30, 2020, 8am PST
The Washington State Department of Transportation is undertaking a legally mandated update of its plan for bike and pedestrian infrastructure.
December 29, 2020, 8am PST
After years of outright banning them, New York City is finally giving e-scooters a chance to operate on its streets.
September 16, 2020, 9am PDT
Progress in combating climate change won't be possible unless Americans drive less. And Americans won't be able to drive less without changes to land use patterns in the United States.
Transportation for America
May 28, 2020, 7am PDT
Under a plan scheduled for implementation later this year, a transit pass will mean access to the city's bikeshare system.
May 4, 2020, 8am PDT
Oakland offers a model for other streets looking to provide new space for pedestrians and people on bikes to get exercise at a space physical distance.
April 22, 2020, 5am PDT
Milan is making changes to its streets to ensure that the city's residents and employment base don't overwhelm the city with new automobile traffic when the city reopens for business.
November 4, 2019, 2pm PST
Seattle has achieved unparalleled success in allowing residents the option to choose not to own a car.
September 18, 2019, 9am PDT
The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) is providing guidance for cities struggling to reckon with the sudden evolution of transportation modes in urban areas.
July 3, 2019, 11am PDT
An opinion piece by Josh Wilson makes a case for a congestion pricing plan tailored specifically for the realities of living and working in San Francisco.
The San Francisco Chronicle
June 13, 2019, 6am PDT
Faced with rapidly deteriorating pedestrian safety statistics, Montgomery County in Maryland is getting to work on a new Pedestrian Plan, following closely on the heels of work completed for the county's Bicycle Master Plan.
March 19, 2019, 5am PDT
D.C.'s ridership is down even as density around stations is up. More residents are choosing to drive or bike.
February 25, 2019, 12pm PST
As cities strive to improve mobility for all users, the existing auto paradigm is slow to change
February 21, 2019, 1pm PST
Some good news, and some bad, on the effect of bike-share programs on transit ridership.
January 21, 2019, 1pm PST
Feeling a little "tl;dr" about the "Urban Planning Trends to Watch in 2019" article published by Planetizen earlier this month?
January 21, 2019, 11am PST
A new online tool allows cities to measure progress in providing access to alternative forms of transportation.
January 14, 2019, 5am PST
A few ideas about what to watch in the world of planning in 2019. We only use the word Trump once.
January 11, 2019, 12pm PST
Bike commuters are increasing in some cities, but overall, fewer Americans are biking to work.
October 25, 2018, 1pm PDT
A potentially game-changing suite of transit and active transportation projects is under consideration in Portland. The business community has reservations, but is also strongly supportive of aspects of the plan.