Transportation

5 days ago
A day of reckoning has come for state lawmakers who proposed protections for motorists who attack protestors from behind the wheels of their car. A tragedy at protests in Charlotte has cast new light on the dangerous potential of such laws.
The Dallas Morning News
5 days ago
Officials in Buffalo are considering a move to institutionalize their commitment to walkability.
The Buffalo News
5 days ago
Los Angeles Magazine provided Los Angeles Director of City Planning Vince Bertoni an opportunity to speak in his own words on the ways planners are preparing for the future.
Los Angeles Magazine
6 days ago
Eight years ago, a proposal to charge on drivers entering the most congested parts of Manhattan was soundly defeated when it moved from the city to the state. Now the idea is being revisited again, with support from the governor.
The New York Times
6 days ago
The $500 million, eight-mile extension, mostly paid by private funds and express lane tolls, broke ground August 9. Transurban, the private company in the public-private partnership, will pay $15 million annually for public transit improvements.
Planetizen
August 12, 2017, 1pm PDT
An approved, 55 micro-unit, mixed-use development with no parking sited on a transit corridor with 15-minute headways has been halted by a legal ruling after neighborhood opponents proved the bus was not meeting its schedule.
Seattle Weekly
August 12, 2017, 11am PDT
The changes in store for the main corridor through San Francisco's central business district connect to a larger story about accessibility for people with disabilities.
Next City
August 12, 2017, 9am PDT
A rival to Citibike will add 300 new bikeshare bikes to the streets of New York City.
New York Post
August 12, 2017, 7am PDT
Cuts mean an already meager transit service will cover less of the sprawling Hillsburough County Community.
Tampa Bay Times
August 11, 2017, 2pm PDT
The new Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge will span the Anacostia River between Washington, D.C. and Anacostia.
The Washington Post
August 11, 2017, 12pm PDT
Welcome to Velotopia.
The Guardian
August 11, 2017, 9am PDT
A powerful lobby is more in interested in protecting its monopoly than lessening congestion and pollution.
Quartz
August 11, 2017, 7am PDT
Salt Lake City has an ambitious transit master plan on the table. Now the funding is necessary to back up that ambition.
The Salt Lake Tribune
August 11, 2017, 5am PDT
A new voice in the wilderness of YouTube: the War on Cars.
CityLab
August 10, 2017, 1pm PDT
Neighborhood groups in the Mission District of San Francisco, already a hotbed of gentrification and displacement controversies, are opposing the expansion of the city's bikeshare system into a large, transit-adjacent area of the city.
San Francisco Examiner
August 10, 2017, 8am PDT
By any measure, Seattle is growing at a breakneck pace. But with those new residents come cars, and all the infrastructure and land use inefficiencies they bring.
The Seattle Times
August 10, 2017, 7am PDT
For your consideration.
BikePortland
August 9, 2017, 2pm PDT
Dallas has ended decades of debate about a highway project proposed to run along the Trinity River.
Dallas Observer
August 9, 2017, 12pm PDT
A piece in The Nation argues a Denver highway plan will further shrink the black community in that city through the use of eminent domain.
The Nation
August 9, 2017, 10am PDT
Delaware and Pennsylvania will join a small, select number of western states that have explored technology to charge drivers by the miles they drive, not the fuel they burn, to fill their transportation budgets in lieu of fuel taxes.
WTOP