Open Letter to D.C. Mayor Calls for End to Traffic Violence
After a driver fatally struck a toddler, D.C.-area pedestrian and cycling advocates ask the District to take stronger action to prevent traffic fatalities.
Transport Access Manual: A Guide for Measuring Connection between People and Places
This new Manual is a guide for evaluating peoples' ability to access services and activities, and therefore the performance of transportation and land use configurations.
Even Quaint Towns Can Be Cutting Edge
Small towns can teach big cities about effective roadway designs.
Multimodal Millennials? A Closer Look Using Multifaceted Traveler Types
Kelcie Ralph guest blogs about a new article in the Journal of Planning Education and Research.
Will Mayor Garcetti Be Able to Maintain L.A.'s Multimodal Momentum?
Antonio Villaraigosa’s successes earned him a reputation as L.A.'s transportation mayor. Can Mayor Garcetti weave together high-profile projects with back to basics governance to integrate L.A.'s neighborhood development and transportation planning?
Boston Mayoral Candidates Talk Livable Streets, But Can They Walk the Walk?
At a forum held this week, Boston mayoral candidates demonstrated their fluency in the language of transportation alternatives and livable communities. But ideas for meaningful policy changes were largely missing, says Boston Streets.
Improving Mobility Requires a Multimodal Consideration of Congestion
As urban populations increase and drivers seek to escape crowded commutes, America's urban transit systems are becoming increasingly congested. For TDM professionals to improve mobility for all, they must first change how they conceive of congestion.
Oregon DOT Renounces 'Highway Centric' Approach
State departments of transportation aren't known for being the most progressive public agencies. But, in response to economic and demographic changes, Oregon's DOT (ODOT) is breaking the mold by embracing a multimodal transformation.
Tufts University Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning
City of Grand Forks, North Dakota
City of Birmingham, Alabama
City of Laramie, Wyoming
Colorado Department of Local Affairs
This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.