Transportation

9 hours ago
The Nib unlocks the illustrative and narrative power of cartoons to explain the neglected state of public transit in the Unite States, and to make the case for effective and empowered transit planning.
The Nib
11 hours ago
The METRONext Moving Forward Plan was revealed at the annual meeting of the Greater Houston Partnership.
Progressive Railroading
14 hours ago
The city of Sacramento has implemented one of the most aggressively transit-oriented land use regulation schemes in the country.
The Sacramento Bee
16 hours ago
The New York City roadway is desperately in need of repair, but just tearing it down and replacing it would be a shortsighted fix.
Intelligencer - New York Magazine
Blog post
18 hours ago

There's still plenty of electric scooter news in the world.

James Brasuell
Yesterday
County planners envision dozens of new infrastructure projects to improve connectivity and safety on the bikeway network.
Arl Now
Yesterday
The planned opening of a new bus rapid transit line is the impetus for a larger-scale shift to electric buses by Metro Transit.
Star Tribune
Yesterday
A flyover to clear a bottleneck of trains serving the Red, Brown, and Purple lines is a key component of the massive modernization project planned by the Chicago Transit Authority.
Chicago Tribune
Yesterday
Stiff penalties for transit fare evasion have come under fire as a tool of discrimination, and cities have taken notice.
Governing
2 days ago
The new mobility landscape requires a few key roles from government.
Urbanism Next Blog - Sustainable Cities Initiative
2 days ago
A transit rider offers a powerful perspective on what it's like to use a wheelchair in New York City.
New York Times
2 days ago
Capital Metro in Austin, Texas recently published a set of outstanding resources for planning and designing Transit Oriented Development: a Transit Design Guide, a TOD Priority Tool and a TOD Guide. Way to go, Austin!
Transit Design Guide
2 days ago
The general manager of D.C. Metro wants to extend limited late night rail service, in place for two years, into 2019 and beyond. Metro board members have had enough.
DCist
2 days ago
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced funding winners for the BUILD grant program, which replaced TIGER this year. The differences between the two programs are immediately obvious.
U.S. Department Of Transportation
3 days ago
Goodbye, Blue Line. Welcome, A Line. Goodbye, Red Line. Welcome, B Line.
LAist
3 days 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
3 days ago
The federal government has signed off on the plan for Phase 2 of the Second Avenue Subway.
Patch
3 days 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
3 days ago
For a country that loves cars and driving so much, the eagerness to automate transportation is conspicuous.
Quartz
4 days ago
The Bus Transformation Project recently released its findings on the state of bus transit in the Washington, D.C. region.
Greater Greater Washington