Transportation

5 days ago
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada has proven its seriousness about an ambitious proposal to build a light rail connection between McCarran International Airport and the Las Vegas Strip.
The Associated Press
6 days ago
Transit advocates should be concerned about the cuts proposed by the Trump Administration's early budget draft.
Streetsblog USA
6 days ago
A funding formula that frequently determines the scope and quality of transit in the state of Maryland could be reformed by state legislators this year.
Greater Greater Washington
6 days ago
The showman captured America's attention with a promise to "make America great again" with a $1 trillion infrastructure plan. Receiving scant attention are the infrastructure grant programs he'll cut in order to fund massive defense spending.
The Hill
March 15, 2017, 10am PDT
Good and bad news for followers of Brightline, a South Florida rail start-up. Service between West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale begins in July, with Miami soon thereafter, but opponents may hamper extension to Orlando.
Palm Beach Post
March 15, 2017, 9am PDT
The BART Perks pilot program was the first transit incentive program in the country.
CityLab
March 15, 2017, 7am PDT
A program under consideration by the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District could be the envy of central business district's all over the country.
The Columbus Dispatch
March 14, 2017, 12pm PDT
2016 saw a 25 percent increase in bikeshare trips over the previous year, continuing a five-year trend of rapid growth, according to the National Association of City Transportation Officers.
NACTO
March 14, 2017, 8am PDT
New York trouble adds subversive quotes to the "If You See Something Say Something" signs in the New York Subway.
Hyperallergic
March 14, 2017, 6am PDT
Transportation network companies cannot duplicate transit service in outlying communities, argues Ryan Young.
The Daily Texan
March 13, 2017, 2pm PDT
Another reason to hate the Monday after daylight-saving time goes into effect: a spike in the number of car crashes and traffic fatalities.
Vox
March 13, 2017, 8am PDT
At transit agencies like D.C, Metro, bad ridership projections beget bad fare scheduling which begets bad budgets. And so on.
WAMU
March 13, 2017, 6am PDT
Neighborhood opposition kills an infrastructure pipe dream in New York City.
DNAInfo
Blog post
March 13, 2017, 5am PDT
It was clear to the City of Toronto that engaging less confident cyclists that make up 60% of the population, yet seldom come to community meetings, might be the key to dramatic mode shifts in the city. Here's how it happened.
Dave Biggs
March 12, 2017, 1pm PDT
An extension of the Lynx Blue Line is schedule to open to the public on March 31, 2018. Controversy regarding sales taxes have traditionally followed transit projects in the region.
Charlotte Magazine
March 12, 2017, 11am PDT
The euphemism refers to a cost-saving measure that's happening even in central districts, to the chagrin of residents. This reversion to gravel roads is one manifestation of a looming local infrastructure deficit.
The New York Times
March 10, 2017, 2pm PST
Turn it to 11.
CityLab
March 10, 2017, 10am PST
After appearing in the film La La Land, the world-renowned, iconic, 116-year-old Angels Flight will reopen to the public after a three-year modernization process.
The Planning Report
March 10, 2017, 7am PST
The Regional Transportation Alliance released its "Imagine Transportation 2.0" report this week.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
March 10, 2017, 6am PST
A new city staff report on the proposed Scarborough Subway, still in planning stages in Toronto, made the project a much tougher sell for Mayor John Tory and other project supporters.
The Toronto Star