Transit Projects

New York Subway

Big Transit Projects To Look Forward to in 2022

An exhaustive list of all fixed-guideway projects scheduled to open or break ground in the U.S. in 2022.

January 28, 2022 - the transport politic

Highway Construction

How the Environmental Review Process Privileges Highway Construction Over Transit

U.S. transit projects have a much harder time getting environmental approval than road projects, perpetuating the dominance of cars in U.S. transportation policy.

August 25, 2021 - Slate

New York Subway

Major Transit Openings Expected in 2021

All the heavy rail, light rail, bus rapid transit, and commuter rail projects expected to open in North American in 2021.

February 1, 2021 - theTransportPolitic

Union Station Los Angeles

L.A.'s Union Station Turns 80 and Looks to the Future

Ridership is down and the station has struggled in recent years, but new plans could help revive the 80-year-old historic landmark.

June 4, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

Subway Construction

Downtown Subway Project Delayed in Los Angeles

The Regional Connector project will have to wait until 2022.

May 13, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles BRT

Transit Projects Would Provide Local and Regional Connectivity for L.A. Suburb

Two projects on the table in Glendale, California, a BRT line and a streetcar, would increase mobility options in the city.

April 23, 2019 - Glendale News-Press

San Francisco Tunnel Boring Machine

What to Expect From Transit Construction in 2019

Mixed results and high costs are to be expected among the 89 public transit construction projects underway in 2019.

January 9, 2019 - the transport politic

Van Ness Bus Rapid TRansit

Mapping All of San Francisco's Transit-Related Projects

A new interactive map keeps residents up to date on where the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is working on new projects.

August 10, 2018 - San Francisco Examiner

Bus Rapid Transit Upgrade Coming to Tacoma-Spanaway Route

Pierce Transit has committed to bus rapid transit to replace convention bus service on Route 1 between the two cities in Pierce County, Washington.

July 16, 2018 - The Urbanist

Chicago Transit

Red Line Extension Plans Released in Chicago

A $2.3 billion extension of the CTA's Red Line would be the first extension of a Chicago's "L" line since 1993.

January 27, 2018 - Chicago Tribune

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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.