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8 hours ago
Dockless bikes offer the unexpected and help users navigate and understand the urban environment in new and different ways.
Next City
14 hours ago
The National Cooperative Highway Research Program has released a report that looks at the effects of new transportation-related technologies on public agencies .
TRB National Cooperative Highway Research Program
2 days ago
Gary Mason has been decorating a SEPTA trolley for Valentine's Day since 1993.
WPVI Action News
2 days ago
A study of residents in Beijing, China who became car owners indicates that they used alternative transportation modes less after buying cars.
MinnPost
3 days ago
Private companies and public transit agencies will share a lot of data to ensure that new mobility on demand (MOD) services are effective and sustainable. Lessons on the kinds of data necessary to make MOD work are emerging in L.A. and Seattle.
Eno Center for Transportation
3 days ago
What began as Google buses, transporting highly paid engineers from San Francisco to Silicon Valley, has transformed into multi-company fleets serving white- and blue-collar workers in the 3,000-square-mile Northern California megaregion.
Protocol
Blog post
3 days ago
Many jurisdictions have vehicle miles traveled (VMT) reduction targets, intended to reduce congestion and pollution. They can also provide large but often overlooked traffic safety benefits.
Todd Litman
4 days ago
In 2015, Austin, Texas adopted a Vision Zero goal to reach zero traffic fatalities.
Smart Cities Dive
4 days ago
Everyone pays a high price for the congestion and pollution of car dependence, according to this article, so maybe drivers should start paying more for the privilege.
Honolulu Civil Beat
4 days ago
A new report estimates the cost of inaccurate maps for delivery companies in the billions of dollars.
Smart Cities Dive
4 days ago
Research suggests that more and more parking won't solve the woes of struggling commercial corridors, even if it's difficult for business owners located on those corridors to believe.
Local Logic
4 days ago
A Baltimore city councilmember thinks the city has misplace priority on parking by making it illegal to play in the street.
WYPR
5 days ago
Auto insurance comparison outfit Insurify reviewed two million insurance applications and calculated the states with the rudest drivers based on one or more driving violations.
Insurify Insights
Feature
6 days ago
William Riggs, assistant professor at the University of San Francisco School of Management, predicts the trends that will continue an ongoing revolution in transportation.
William Riggs
6 days ago
The president spoke briefly about infrastructure in his third State of the Union address last Tuesday, urging Congress to pass the bipartisan America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer had a lot more to say.
Transport Topics
6 days ago
To prevent losing funding if the state's interstate highways fall below new federal standards, Pennsylvania is rushing to change its capital investments plans.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
February 9, 2020, 5am PST
The success of the busway project could point to a longer-term shift away from planning and design strategies that favor cars.
Curbed
February 7, 2020, 8am PST
Understanding how women use transit does not just help make systems more equitable. It also guides policy and planning changes that benefit all riders.
Wired
February 7, 2020, 7am PST
Shoreview, Minnesota has one of the most extensive permeable pavement systems in the United States. This technology has reduced the need for expensive grey infrastructure like stormwater sewer systems.
Next City
February 7, 2020, 6am PST
A consumer survey found that less than a third of respondents considered carbon emissions or the environment when they last purchased a motor vehicle, yet three-quarters of Americans consider climate change a major problem or crisis.
Streetsblog USA