Transportation

16 hours ago
Goodbye, Blue Line. Welcome, A Line. Goodbye, Red Line. Welcome, B Line.
LAist
17 hours ago
The Southwest Corridor could become the most parking-heavy rail line every created by TriMet. Even parking-lite planning scenarios would spend as much as $100 million on parking garages.
Sightline Institute
18 hours ago
The federal government has signed off on the plan for Phase 2 of the Second Avenue Subway.
Patch
19 hours ago
In planning, a number of common principles of practice are widely accepted. However, an alternative set of guidelines can better serve as information and decision-making tools.
City Commentary
21 hours ago
For a country that loves cars and driving so much, the eagerness to automate transportation is conspicuous.
Quartz
Yesterday
The Bus Transformation Project recently released its findings on the state of bus transit in the Washington, D.C. region.
Greater Greater Washington
Yesterday
Approval of two plans to bring new transit modes to the Atlanta region, reaching into the suburbs, mark a turning point in the transit history of the Southeast.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Yesterday
Assemblymembers Phil Ting and Ash Kalra have reintroduced the Clean Cars 2040 Act with the goal of banning the sale of passenger vehicles powered by internal combustion engines by 2040, with the California Air Resources Board playing a lead role.
SF Gate
Yesterday
The city of Los Angeles is looking for ways to close a $26.2 billion funding gap for its plan to complete 28 transportation projects by the 2028 Summer Olympics.
Los Angeles Daily News
Yesterday
Using transit gives children experiences, skills, and perspectives that they won’t get riding in a car.
Apolitical
2 days ago
A report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine endorses an idea that is sure to be controversial.
The Mercury News
2 days ago
The state that implemented the first gas tax and the first bike tax took a huge step on Thursday toward becoming the first, since 1956, to toll all lanes on an interstate highway by approving an application to the Federal Highway Administration.
The Columbian
3 days ago
The card game LOOP was made by people who obviously put in some serious time hanging from straps on the L.
CityLab
3 days ago
A $25 million operating deficit will inspire some soul searching, and structural changes.
The Mercury News
3 days ago
A ballot initiative intended to solve the Toledo Area Transportation Authority's budget deficit didn't appear before voters in November, and now less bus service will cost more to ride.
The Toledo Blade
3 days ago
The Houston Chronicle shares the views in the most walkable sections of the city of Houston.
Houston Chronicle
4 days ago
Residents are looking for more reliable parking as Over-the-Rhine continues to boom.
Cincinnati Enquirer
4 days ago
The report from the Global Carbon Project, an international group of scientists who track greenhouse gas emissions, comes as a surprise as emissions had been relatively flat for the last four years. Global emissions this year will increase 2.7%.
The New York Times
4 days ago
More scathing satire from The Onion, which continues a long history of dissecting the priorities of society as reflected in the built environment and the public realm.
The Onion
4 days ago
The available funding could shift transportation priorities in Southern California’s San Gabriel Valley. But transportation leaders appear to be leaning toward more of the same.
Streetsblog LA