Transportation

5 hours ago
Transportation access is one of the biggest factors in keeping people out of homelessness. Cities can help with discounted fares and last-mile connections.
CALmatters
20 hours ago
The program’s outcomes in different cities show varying levels of success and some failures.
The Guardian
Yesterday
A more sedentary approach to commuting is now more common than taking the bus or train to work, trailing only driving to work as the most common commute mode.
Governing
Yesterday
New research finds that, done right, working with ride-hailing companies can save public agencies money.
Metro Magazine
Yesterday
More than one-half mile of elevated expressway was demolished in the heart of downtown Montréal to make way for a spectacular ground-level urban boulevard and over six acres of continuous public space, bookended by two monumental sculptures.
Canadian Architect magazine
Yesterday
New York City Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg compared the project to replace a section of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in Brooklyn heights as New York's "Big Dig."
Politico New York
Yesterday
Curbed surveys the nation for cities leading the push toward more sustainable, equitable, and effective transportation systems.
Curbed
Yesterday
Cities are putting together the pieces of walkability, but there's still work to be done in completing the puzzle.
The Guardian
2 days ago
A new governor and State Legislature will be faced with increasing pressure on public transportation infrastructure and the need to change the state's approach to public transit, according to the Columbus Dispatch.
The Columbus Dispatch
3 days ago
Alstom's Cordia iLint trains, promised since 2014, are on the track.
The Guardian
3 days ago
The furnishing giant's concept imagines an app-summoned fleet of "living rooms on wheels" delivering everything from groceries to health services.
Quartz
3 days ago
The good news: the Clean Air Vehicle program for electric vehicles will be extended for at least three years. The bad news: not all EVs that have a decal now will be able to be renewed. Congestion on HOV and HOT lanes is a major concern.
Los Angeles Times
4 days ago
It seemed like maybe the pace of electric scooter news was slowing. Wrong.
Planetizen
4 days ago
The Cincinnati City Council voted this week to eliminate parking requirements in vast swaths of the downtown urban core.
Streetsblog USA
4 days ago
On the second day of the Global Climate Action Summit, co-host Gov. Jerry Brown signed 16 bills onboard a new plug-in hybrid electric ferry in San Francisco Bay to spur sales of zero-emission vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The Sacramento Bee
5 days ago
While resistance to protected bike lanes can be high, the economic and safety paybacks are substantial.
Greater Greater Washington
5 days ago
Pulse BRT, the second BRT system in the state of Virginia, runs down Broad Street and offers a mix of best practices and practicality to push the mode beyond what many cities are able to realize.
Greater Greater Washington
6 days ago
The Washington Department of Transportation announced that Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct will close permanently in January 2019, with service switching over the tunnel Bertha built. The previous plan expected the switch to occur in the Fall.
Associated Press via Tri City Herald
6 days ago
Shocking news from the high-speed rail industry, as Brightline announced its purchase of XpressWest, which is underway with plans to link Las Vegas to Victorville, California and eventually to Los Angeles.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
6 days ago
New Orleans transit planners are working to extend the bus network deeper into the surrounding region, as was always intended.
The New Orleans Advocate