Transportation Planning

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Montgomery County officials are concerned about the details of a massive $9 billion public-private partnership that would widen three highways in Maryland with the support of Governor Larry Hogan.
Bethesda Magazine
September 13, 2018, 12pm PDT
The mayor of Vancouver, Washington is leading a goodwill campaign in the hopes of launching work on a new bridge over the Columbia River, after Washington abandoned Oregon on the project in 2013.
The Oregonian
September 11, 2018, 2pm PDT
A major road-widening project will begin construction next year. The project is a long time coming for a fast-growing region, but the final product will reflect a new approach to highway funding.
The Seattle Times
August 31, 2018, 6am PDT
When it comes to planning for transformative technologies like autonomous vehicles, urban planners – whose job it is to project and prioritize transportation investments – have fallen behind and the consequences could be severe.
Wisconsin Autonomous Vehicle Proving Ground
August 30, 2018, 7am PDT
The Phoenix City Council took a very early step in the process of delaying and potentially killing long-term plans for public transit in the city.
The Arizona Republic
August 10, 2018, 10am PDT
A new interactive map keeps residents up to date on where the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is working on new projects.
San Francisco Examiner
August 8, 2018, 11am PDT
Oregon Metro's Regional Transportation Plan sets policy and project goals through 2040.
Bike Portland
July 27, 2018, 12pm PDT
While the Atlanta Department of City Planning includes a Office of Mobility Planning that spearheads efforts to provide new opportunities for non-automobile modes of transportation, the city lacks a consolidated transportation department.
SaportaReport
July 27, 2018, 8am PDT
Roger Millar, secretary of the Washington Department of Transportation, critiqued the status quo of statewide approaches to transportation planning and investment.
Streetsblog USA
July 25, 2018, 6am PDT
Take a car lane or widen Lake Shore Drive? That's the question facing state and local officials in Chicago.
Chicago Tribune
June 24, 2018, 9am PDT
A local writer compares the plan to expand I-270 and the Capital Beltway to an earlier era of transportation planning.
Greater Greater Washington
June 17, 2018, 5am PDT
A new report from the New York City Department of Transportation opens the administrations of Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio to criticism from Streetsblog NYC.
StreetsBlog NYC
June 14, 2018, 12pm PDT
Eminent domain powers will be necessary to build a route for an AirTrain connecting to LaGuardia Airport.
Politico
June 8, 2018, 8am PDT
The public had a chance to review the substance of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission's Transportation Improvement Program this week.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 29, 2018, 10am PDT
The Texas Transportation Commission has approved a $1.6 billion expansion project for Interstate 365, also known as LBJ East. The project is considered North Texas' most pressing transportation need.
The Dallas News
May 9, 2018, 10am PDT
It's been awhile since the proposed PQX Streetcar project had any forward momentum in New York City.
Crain's New York Business
May 1, 2018, 8am PDT
The city of Baltimore is ready to make a concerted effort in planning for multiple modes of transportation and all users of the public realm.
The Baltimore Sun
April 26, 2018, 5am PDT
Taking Vision Zero beyond the local level.
Curbed
April 16, 2018, 10am PDT
An expanded roadway outside the Union City BART station would mean more drivers and likely more congestion. City and county officials still argue those changes are necessary for the area around the station to function.
East Bay Times
April 16, 2018, 8am PDT
The idea has failed before, most recently in 2016, but the attempt at wooing Amazon has the idea of a regional approach to public transit back on the table in Detroit.
Crain's Detroit Business