Alternative Transportation

January 15, 2017, 1pm PST
Seattle's bikeshare system, known as Pronto!, will shut down in March.
The Seattle Times
December 10, 2016, 9am PST
In an effort to help solve the ever-evolving demands of urban logistics, UPS asks 'what can Brown deliver to you, on a fixie?'
Modern Cities
November 26, 2016, 5am PST
Car2Go has pulled out of several cities recently, making even carsharing's most ardent believers wonder if the business model is built to last.
Transportist
November 24, 2016, 11am PST
Waiting for transportation network companies to change development? The future is already here.
The Wall Street Journal
November 21, 2016, 9am PST
The latest episode of #TransitTrends explores the psychology of traffic.
moovel
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
April 29, 2016, 11am PDT
In a significant effort to shift from sprawl toward incentivizing low-carbon transportation options, California is revising the way it measures traffic impacts of development projects under its Environmental Quality Act.
The Planning Report
February 8, 2016, 12pm PST
Fresno State University in California has released plans for a suite of changes that will redefine its approach to transportation—away from a devout focus on cars and toward more transportation options.
Stop and Move
January 8, 2016, 1pm PST
The motivations to walk or bike vary greatly by income levels, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Washington. The wealthy, as it turns out, are the outliers.
University of Washington
November 13, 2015, 11am PST
A new tool from the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Centers for Disease Control allows comparisons between state or metropolitan area on transportation and public health indicators.
Metro Magazine
November 2, 2015, 9am PST
Biking and walking are often assumed as two peas in a pod, when in fact it might be more helpful to think of them as apples and oranges.
Bike Portland
September 21, 2015, 6am PDT
In an effort to shift from car-centric planning and incentivize eco-friendly transportation options, California is revising the way it measures traffic impacts of development projects under its Environmental Quality Act.
The Planning Report
August 26, 2015, 11am PDT
A new study finds evidence of a causal link between bikeshare and congestion in Washington, D.C.
Resources for the Future
August 24, 2015, 2pm PDT
Observers are closely monitoring whether a hotly contested light rail extension into Elk Grove and South Sacramento County lives up to its promise.
Sacramento Bee
August 21, 2015, 2pm PDT
When it comes to the Census, the term "alternative transportation" makes perfect sense. Eric Jaffe looks at the 15 metropolitan areas with the lowest auto commuting and describes the most popular alternatives.
CityLab
August 11, 2015, 7am PDT
The rhetoric is heating up as Los Angeles considers its most significant upgrade to transportation policy since 1999.
Los Angeles Times
June 25, 2015, 9am PDT
Until advocates and agencies find positive stories to tell about multi-modal decision-making the car will continue to dominate the messaging and branding of contemporary culture.
Greater Greater Washington
June 23, 2015, 6am PDT
For decades, Houston has experienced car-oriented development, giving little attention to other forms of transportation. In recent years, however, rapid population growth and increase in traffic congestion has the city revisiting alternate options
Doggerel
April 21, 2015, 1pm PDT
A Five Thirty Eight article reveals the data on the ubiquity, and relative lack thereof in certain populations, of the ability to ride a bike.
Five Thirty Eight
February 8, 2015, 9am PST
Anyone who uses a bike to navigate their city knows that every ride has stretches that are much more stressful than others. A new project collects data from brainwaves to map the stress levels of bikers in New York City.
Wired