Multi-modalism

9 hours ago
An early look at designs for a protected bike lane on Florida Avenue shows the District Department of Transportation keeping pace with its tradition of ambitious bike infrastructure projects.
Greater Greater Washington
15 hours ago
Public comment is now open on the plan, which aims to make walking and bicycling safe and equitable options by 2040.
Streetsblog California
3 days ago
Planners are hard at work in a unique corner of the city of Philadelphia—the Far Northeast.
PlanPhilly
February 3, 2017, 2pm PST
Oakland's Telegraph Avenue underwent a dramatic reconfiguration in April 2016. Since then traffic collisions have declined and walking and biking is way up.
Streetsblog California
January 20, 2017, 2pm PST
Users of Portland's Biketown bikeshare system are choosing to rent bikes instead of driving.
The Oregonian
December 19, 2016, 12pm PST
The city of Portland will take the momentous step of estimating person trips, rather than car trips, when estimating the impacts of new developments. The decision is another step toward ending the systems of car-centric planning.
Bike Portland
September 21, 2016, 1pm PDT
An op-ed directs a pointed pro-transit message to Gwinnett County near Atlanta.
SaportaReport
September 17, 2016, 9am PDT
One of the key assumptions of a new partnership between the planning and public health professions is that transit encourages more active mobility than possible with a car-centric lifestyle. But new research casts doubt on those assumptions.
CityLab
September 13, 2016, 11am PDT
The shared street concept is being tested in Chicago, with goals of spurring economic development, allowing new and flexible use of public spaces, and increasing pedestrian safety.
Chicago Tribune
Blog post
September 7, 2016, 12pm PDT
The conventional planning wisdom seems to be that long drives are less beneficial to well-being than a short walk. But what about other commuting options?
Michael Lewyn
August 16, 2016, 12pm PDT
New York City has several famous examples of pedestrian-only environments, but last weekend's Shared Streets event was an experiment in co-existence.
StreetsBlog NYC
July 19, 2016, 2pm PDT
File under "build it and they will come."
Fast Co.Exist
July 8, 2016, 7am PDT
For a year, Boston has been developing a new kind of park-and-ride system: park-and-pedal. One commentator evaluates the idea as a nice halfway point between the first-mile and the last-mile.
Greater Greater Washington
June 21, 2016, 1pm PDT
El Paso is moving forward with a number of transit projects, toward ambitious goals in mobility, quality of life, and air quality.
The Urban Edge
June 15, 2016, 2pm PDT
Atlanta is the latest among a roster of cities offering bikeshare systems around the United States. Few of those cities, however, are so decidedly devoted to the automobile.
Next City
June 3, 2016, 8am PDT
A conceptual study released earlier this spring would add new options for alternative modes of transportation between the neighborhoods of Columbia Heights and Brookland in Washington, D.C.
Greater Greater Washington
June 1, 2016, 9am PDT
Expanding on the complete streets policies that have come before it, the new Minneapolis complete streets policy prioritizes users: first pedestrians, then bikes, then transit, and, finally, cars.
Minneapolis Star Tribune
May 29, 2016, 11am PDT
Some users accrue more data than others.
New York Post
May 19, 2016, 5am PDT
A new map quantifies the stress levels for bike riders on the streets of Montgomery County, Maryland.
CityLab
May 15, 2016, 11am PDT
It's the little things that count—especially when it comes to building safety infrastructure onto streets so that they better serve all modes of transportation.
Bike Portland