Transportation Planning

14 hours ago
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
3 days ago
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
April 15, 2018, 1pm PDT
Beware of transportation officials promising traffic reductions, according to this opinion piece.
The Mercury News
March 28, 2018, 5am PDT
It's a vicious cycle: highways enable white flight, establishing a power base for a political party opposed to urban transportation systems.
Stanford News
February 23, 2018, 9am PST
To ensure funding for the LBJ East, Texas Transportation Commission officials might take three other major highway projects off the table.
Dallas News
February 8, 2018, 8am PST
CodeNEXT is one of the most ambitious, and controversial, zoning reform projects ongoing in the country, with lessons to offer planners all over the country in code writing, public outreach, and planning outcomes.
CodeNEXT
February 2, 2018, 7am PST
A partnership between the ride-hailing company Uber, the city of Cincinnati, the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) and the Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (TANK) is sign that maybe transit and Uber aren't mutually exclusive.
Cincinnati.com
February 1, 2018, 2pm PST
Local urbanists are opposing a plan to greatly expand a freeway intersection in neighborhoods adjacent to Downtown Indianapolis.
Indianapolis Business Journal
January 25, 2018, 1pm PST
The Puget Sound Regional Council's recently released "Regional Transportation Plan – 2018" has inspired debate about how the region should plan for growth.
The Urbanist
December 29, 2017, 2pm PST
Wondering what's on the agenda for bike advocates these days? The San Francisco Bike Coalition that just released a Strategic Plan that will direct political actions in 2018 and beyond.
San Francisco Bike Coalition
December 29, 2017, 8am PST
Although there is a strong push for accessibility as a key metric in transportation and land use planning efforts, there is still a long way to go in putting theory and intentions into practice.
Next City
December 8, 2017, 11am PST
[Updated] The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency will provide the funding for two ambitious protected bike lanes in Cleveland.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
December 4, 2017, 10am PST
Vancouver, often cited as a model of transportation planning success, is very carefully considering the idea of a streetcar.
The Globe and Mail