February 16, 2010, 6am PST
San Francisco, Portland, and San Diego lead the charge to ensure everything from power grids to building codes are prepared for arrival of electric cars.
February 9, 2010, 6am PST
Washington County, Utah invites the public once a year to see what transportation projects are in the works and talk to planners and engineers. The meet-and-greet has proved highly popular and a way for information to flow both ways.
The Spectrum and Daily News
January 27, 2010, 7am PST
January 13, 2010, 11am PST
I’m going to riff off a recent Interchange Blog post by Michael Lewyn on the relationship between mobility and accessibility. Given the positive comments from the planning community to Michael’s post, a little engagement may be necessary for both clarity as well as fully understanding the implications of reading too much into the accessibility versus mobility debate.
December 23, 2009, 5pm PST
A friend of mine who's a biophysicist popped in to see me the other day. He was all excited and showed me his “patent pending” letter for his newest invention.
December 10, 2009, 10am PST
December 1, 2009, 6am PST
A planned tunnel under the Bosphorus to connect Asia and Europe by rail has ground to a halt because of the extensive archeological discoveries at the dig.
November 8, 2009, 11am PST
A group of industry and policy leaders discuss the current state of the technology and infrastructure that will drive change for the auto industry.
October 29, 2009, 6am PDT
Volunteers set out to bike from the factory to Princeton University, where an employee bike-share program will begin in November.
October 9, 2009, 2pm PDT
Enci Box's personal account of how gender, safety, and living car-free intersect in her daily transportation decisions.
October 9, 2009, 1pm PDT
A study conducted by J.D.Power and Associates shows that young people are leading a shift in perception about desire for cars.
October 8, 2009, 1pm PDT
In this survey, drivers 'fess up to twelve distracting things they do while driving; and some are even more distracting than texting.
September 12, 2009, 7am PDT
Kenya's national railway operator is planning a high speed rail line to transport freight and passengers and could pose a challenge to the South African consortium that currently runs rail services between Kenya and Uganda.
September 9, 2009, 10am PDT
As construction on the Second Avenue subway in New York City is set to begin next year, MTA and current residents struggle to answer the question of where to relocate the people in its way.
September 8, 2009, 6am PDT
Coming off the heels of two high-profile crashes with dozens of injuries, the San Francisco Municipal Railway is working to ensure operators are trained and accidents can be avoided.
September 7, 2009, 11am PDT
London is attempting to make streets safer for cyclists and motorists by turning off traffic lights in one part of the city for a short amount of time.
September 6, 2009, 11am PDT
Union Pacific has proposed an increase in its freight and high-speed rail traffic in Springfield, including a route running through the heart of the city. It calls for nine overpasses, which would cost millions and block homes and landmarks.
The State Journal-Register
September 4, 2009, 2pm PDT
The Honolulu City Council is considering a bill that will make it illegal to bring "odors that unreasonably disturb others" onto the bus.
September 4, 2009, 9am PDT
A California judge rules that the California High Speed Rail Authority's environmental impact report was inadequate. Plaintiffs celebrate ruling as a victory, but the Authority doesn't see it as a setback.
September 1, 2009, 7am PDT
As the new school year starts, Chicago Public Schools yellow buses will be upgrading to new technologies including GPS, mobile data terminals (MDT), and adding hybrid buses.