Transportation

10 hours ago
Despite massive progress in building out new protected bike lanes, many communities are still coming up short with safety improvements at intersections, the location of most vehicle-bike conflicts.
Smart Cities Dive
12 hours ago
A new study considers urban form, roadway characteristics, traffic collisions, and fatalities in the Philadelphia region, to show that the densest parts of regions are the safest places to drive and walk.
PlanPhilly
Yesterday
The Cincinnati Streetcar, now known as the Bell Connector, weathered numerous controversies on the way to completion. Now it faces the prospect of balancing its budget less than three years after launching.
Cincinnati Enquirer
Yesterday
The city of Minneapolis doesn't want any more drive-throughs in the city, in an effort to cut down on emissions, car trips, and conflict points in the public realm.
Star Tribune
Yesterday
The great battle between local control and state preemption shifts focus again in California. This time micromobility, electric scooters and the like, are on the front line of the conflict.
CityLab
Blog post
2 days ago
Government's pro-sprawl and anti-density policies often create problems that justify more of the same.
Michael Lewyn
2 days ago
California has embraced electric vehicles like no other state, with success reflected in increased sales and registration data, yet transportation emissions have increased for the last four years, primarily from light-duty vehicles.
CALmatters
2 days ago
The pilot program seeks to make bike share more inclusive by providing bikes designed to make biking easy and accessible for disabled riders.
The Mercury News
2 days ago
The transit planning agency in Los Angeles is preparing to make a major addition to the city's number of bus-only infrastructure.
Urbanize LA
2 days ago
Las Vegas is the first city to pay for the services of Elon Musk's Boring Company.
The Guardian
2 days ago
A state senator in New York thinks one way to lower the number of pedestrians killed every year is to penalize people who cross the street while looking at their phone.
The Guardian
3 days ago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel came into office in Chicago from the Obama White House. Before a new takes office mayor, on May 20, Curbed looked back at Emanuel's track record on matters related to planning.
Curbed Chicago
4 days ago
Just about no one in the D.C. regions wants to pay to alleviate traffic.
The Washington Post
5 days ago
Florida has the distinction of having more toll roads than any other state. Environmentalists want Gov. DeSantis (R) to veto a bill that would build three new ones, adding over three hundred miles of asphalt through mostly rural, unpopulated areas.
South Florida Sun Sentinel
5 days ago
A fight over the travel data of shared use mobility companies is just starting in Los Angeles.
Wired
5 days ago
The California High Speed Rail Project is a political pawn in a contentious back and forth between the Golden State and the Trump administration.
San Francisco Chronicle
5 days ago
CityLab asked readers in carless households with kids about how they get around and the challenges they face.
CityLab
6 days ago
The 2019 American Community Survey includes a notable changes, including a few relevant to planners.
PRB
6 days ago
The so-called car capital of the world is now a "hotbed for mobility disruption," a Harvard studio suggests.
The Planning Report
6 days ago
Construction of 10 miles of dual express lanes on I-10 received the go-ahead last month after a TIFIA loan closed for $225 million of the $925 million project planned by the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority.
Inland Empire Community News