Transportation

1 hour ago
Big changes are in store for one of the busiest transit lines in New Orleans.
The New Orleans Advocate
17 hours ago
The environmental assessment for the I-5 Rose Quarter Improvement Project, released on February 15, 2019, promises to be controversial.
The Oregonian
Yesterday
A long term plan to add an additional bridge connection across the Chesapeake Bay is underway in Maryland.
WTOP
Yesterday
A San Francisco Chronicle editorial warns that San Francisco must find funds, intended to come from the state's ambitious rail project, to extend the Caltrain commuter rail line to the SalesForce Transit Center.
San Francisco Chronicle
Yesterday
For many people with mobility challenges, just getting to an accessible subway station in New York is an impossibility.
The New York Times
2 days ago
Only from learning more about the choices and preferences of people who actually ride transit can transit agencies hope to better serve riders.
TransitCenter
2 days ago
The city is seeing more transit use and biking, but driving and congestion are also on the rise.
Curbed San Francisco
2 days ago
Only a handful of cities in North America are considering applying tolls to congested urban streets, as opposed to highways. Efforts in one of those cities, San Francisco, just received negative polling results on a potential $3 auto access fee.
San Francisco Examiner
2 days ago
Bad news for Honolulu's troubled rail transit project: new federal scrutiny and a potential criminal investigation.
Honolulu Civil Beat
3 days ago
A satirical article published by The Onion tells a familiar tale.
The Onion
3 days ago
While ride-hailing is on the horizon for the Canadian city, the experience so far without the mode provides useful insight into its effects on regional mobility.
Slate
3 days ago
California Governor Gavin Newsom dropped a bombshell earlier this week by announcing that California's ambitious high-speed rail project would be pared down. He envisions the Central Valley segment as the spine of a resurgent urban region.
California Planning & Development Report
4 days ago
Interstate highways are actually improving, according to a recent analysis. What if the infrastructure crisis is a matter of perspective, and not some universal truth?
Governing
Blog post
4 days ago

The INRIX Global Traffic Scorecard exaggerates congestion costs in order to enhance the value of its traffic monitoring services. A little skepticism is justified.

Todd Litman
4 days ago
Transit is not providing what many travelers need, in terms of both location and service. The result is that transit use is a time and financial burden for those who can least afford it.
The Nation
4 days ago
The state's ferry system has seen ridership increases year after year, and a new plan outlines the long-range measures needed to keep up with the growth.
The Urbanist
4 days ago
In Philadelphia, letting pedestrians cross at more places helps challenge the norms that privilege cars.
The Inquirer / Philly.com
4 days ago
The San Francisco-to-Los Angeles bullet train may have to be renamed the Central Valley High-Speed Train according to the announcement by the new governor in his first state-of-the-state address.
Reuters
4 days ago
More people are three months behind on car payments today than at the height of the Great Recession. That's bad news for the economy.
The Washington Post
5 days ago
A planned IPO has been called off.
Miami Herald