Transportation Planning

17 hours ago
The city of Los Angeles is looking for ways to close a $26.2 billion funding gap for its plan to complete 28 transportation projects by the 2028 Summer Olympics.
Los Angeles Daily News
4 days ago
November's bombshell news about the partnership between Virgin and Brightline has now yielded ambitious plans for private investment in intercity rail service.
Atlanta Business Chronicle
6 days ago
The reality of the Move Seattle is proving to be much less robust than the vision promised to voters who approved the $930 million levy in 2015.
The Seattle Times
November 29, 2018, 10am PST
Orange County, California has approved its 20-year transportation plan, which is designed to address an expected 60 percent increase in traffic.
Smart Cities Dive
November 19, 2018, 9am PST
Portland has approved a plan that clears the way for $36 million in bike and other transportation safety projects in the city's downtown.
The Oregonian
November 16, 2018, 10am PST
Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative government is proving to be a harsh critic of plans for light rail transit in Mississauga.
The Star
November 14, 2018, 9am PST
A downtown transportation plan designed to prioritize "transportation for everyone" will come before
Bike Portland
November 5, 2018, 2pm PST
Twelve finalists have been picked for their ideas about how to spend $1 billion in funding to fix transportation in the Bay Area.
The Mercury News
October 28, 2018, 7am PDT
The Virginia Department of Transportation is proposing $2 billion worth of changes to Interstate 81 in Roanoke.
The Roanoke Times
October 22, 2018, 7am PDT
Visualize 2045 makes plans for 600 projects totaling $291 billion in investments—there's some serious "blue sky" planning here.
WAMU
October 16, 2018, 9am PDT
With the approval of the ON TO 2050 regional plan, some advocates see more of the same car-centric planning. Perhaps the state can finally shift the discussion.
Chi.Streetsblog
October 15, 2018, 5am PDT
Getting serious about mobility and traffic safety in the City of Brotherly Love.
Smart Cities Dive
October 4, 2018, 7am PDT
The Metropolitan Council regional planning organization is looking for better data on how people move around the Twin Cities.
Pioneer Press
October 2, 2018, 6am PDT
The extended tollway would cut beyond the Urban Growth Boundary into the Everglades.
Curbed Miami
September 24, 2018, 6am PDT
New York City Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg compared the project to replace a section of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in Brooklyn heights as New York's "Big Dig."
Politico New York
September 24, 2018, 5am PDT
Curbed surveys the nation for cities leading the push toward more sustainable, equitable, and effective transportation systems.
Curbed
September 14, 2018, 11am PDT
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