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September 10, 2019, 2pm PDT
Are pedestrian walk buttons effective, or do they only give us the illusion of control? It can vary.
WAMU
October 16, 2016, 9am PDT
Opponents of the ST3 transit funding measure in Seattle have argued that bus rapid transit is a cheaper alternative to light rail. A local write counter argues that point by making the economic case for light rail.
The Urbanist
March 11, 2014, 12pm PDT
The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a private land owner in Wyoming, who sued to reclaim land once granted to a railroad under an 1875 law. The ruling undermines the legality of the nation’s network of public trails built on former rail right-of-way.
SCOTUS Blog
November 12, 2012, 5am PST
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently launched a new information-sharing initiative designed to help local public agencies and state departments of transportation manage their Federal-aid Highway Program projects.
Public Roads