Transportation

5 days ago
Lyft may soon not be the sole bikeshare operation in San Francisco as the city looks to expand the system and open the market up to other companies.
Streetsblog USA
5 days ago
A study about planning for AVs shows that most cities are not actively working to prepare for them and officials are worried about the many potential effects they will have on cities.
CityLab
5 days ago
Uber and Lyft say they want to improve public transit, but the focus on profit could have serious consequences.
The New York Times
6 days ago
The University of South Florida and Washington State University were chosen as the locations for new University Transportation Centers (UTCs) over 51 competitors. There are now UTCs at 37 universities.
Smart Cities Dive
6 days ago
Not everyone can ride a traditional two-wheeled bicycle, and it's ableist to assume they can, according to this op-ed. It's time to consider adaptive cycling as a crucial tool for providing access to mobility.
Streetsblog USA
June 9, 2019, 7am PDT
Advocates are relieved Elon Musk's proposal to build a new subterranean connection to O'Hare is dead, but still disappointed at the wasted brainpower and public funding devoted to the idea.
Chicago Sun-Times
June 8, 2019, 1pm PDT
Uber is making its first steps into commercial operation of aerial ride-hailing, after years of promises.
The New York Times
June 8, 2019, 11am PDT
What the city of Amsterdam will gain by removing cars from on-street parking space.
CityLab
June 7, 2019, 12pm PDT
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) recently commissioned a study to explore the potential impact of congestion pricing.
The Seattle Times
June 6, 2019, 2pm PDT
A former engineering professor (i.e., not a planning professor) says he invented the transportation network company first, and that he has the patent to prove it.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
June 6, 2019, 1pm PDT
The Iowa Supreme Court affirmed a lower court ruling that found that the Iowa Utilities Board was justified in giving the private owners of the Dakota Access Pipeline the use of eminent domain. Climate change was considered in the ruling.
Des Moines Register
June 6, 2019, 12pm PDT
People on bikes or men on bikes?
The Seattle Times
June 6, 2019, 11am PDT
Amtrak is in the process up updating its tracks to prepare for Acela Express trains that will travel at speeds up to 125 miles per hour between D.C. and Baltimore on the Northeast Corridor.
WTOP
June 6, 2019, 9am PDT
The environmental impact report for the North Houston Highway Improvement Project is still underway, after 15 years of planning, but it's not too early to imagine the consequences of this massive project.
Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research: The Urban Edge
June 6, 2019, 8am PDT
Local control loses ground to provincial preemption north of the border.
CP 24
June 6, 2019, 7am PDT
Minnesota is the latest state to enact fines for a law already on the books requiring slow drivers to merge right. As such laws gain popularity, it's time again to consider the sometimes counterintuitive facts of traffic safety.
Star Tribune
June 6, 2019, 5am PDT
More people are telecommuting in Atlanta, keeping cars of the road, but the percentages of people driving alone to work, taking transit, and walking or biking to work are holding steady.
Atlanta Journal Constitution
June 5, 2019, 2pm PDT
Bird, a brand synonymous with electric scooters, recently unveiled a new electric bike.
TechCrunch
June 5, 2019, 1pm PDT
Can a bike lane threaten the historic character of a parkway? One group of local advocates in Denver thinks so.
CBS Denver
June 5, 2019, 12pm PDT
The political debate surrounding the future of Oakland's streets has recently turned up a notch.
San Francisco Chronicle