Transportation

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Though the quick expansion of complete streets policies is worth celebrating, minority and low-income communities are still being left behind, and killed at a disproportionate rate.
The Urban Edge
June 20, 2017, 1pm PDT
A record heatwave and the likelihood for more extreme weather raises alarm in Arizona.
The Arizona Republic
June 20, 2017, 9am PDT
The move is risky. The agency has no electric buses now, and the last ones it operated performed so badly they had to be returned. The plan is to make the transition in phases, and hope that battery technology improves.
KPCC
June 19, 2017, 2pm PDT
An advocate for the Cotton Belt line to connect Dallas with suburbs to the north is tired of the project taking a backseat to the transit interests of the urban core.
The Dallas Morning News
June 19, 2017, 12pm PDT
Urbanize.LA has the scoop on the first indications of plans in South L.A. to give more space in the road to bikers.
Urbanize LA
June 19, 2017, 11am PDT
Ambitious hopes ride on a proposed bus rapid transit route connecting Downtown Milwaukee with the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center in Wauwatosa.
Urban Milwaukee
June 19, 2017, 8am PDT
Portland planners are picking up and dusting off an idea that's been around since the 1990s: a subway in Downtown Portland.
The Oregonian
June 19, 2017, 7am PDT
Long Island Rail Road riders expressed amazement at the new concourse under Eighth Avenue from America's busiest train station. It opened June 15 as the first phase of the new Moynihan Station.
The New York Times
June 19, 2017, 6am PDT
Activist politician and rapper, Rhymefest, partners with Blackstone Bicycle Works and Donda's House to attempt the impossible: a compelling song about bike safety.
YouTube
June 19, 2017, 5am PDT
The police report conflicts with videos showing CitiBike rider Dan Hanegby, 36, an avid cyclist on his daily commute, being hit by a charter bus on June 12. Almost a year earlier, a Divvy Bike rider was fatally struck by a truck in Chicago.
The New York Times
June 18, 2017, 5am PDT
This time the sound of music is the sound of the subway.
Archinect
June 17, 2017, 9am PDT
Washington, D.C. has place to do a new Barnes Dance.
Greater Greater Washington
June 17, 2017, 5am PDT
Touted as a leader among the European cities moving toward car-free streets, Oslo's ambitions of removing all cars from the city center has hit some roadblocks.
The Guardian
June 16, 2017, 11am PDT
A federal judge ruled that the Army Corps of Engineers failed to fully comply with NEPA in allowing the controversial pipeline to cross under the Missouri River. The judge did not order Energy Transfers Partners to cease operations of the pipeline.
NPR: The Two-Way
June 16, 2017, 5am PDT
If a new online cartoon for The New Yorker were a real calendar, we'd expect it would sell more copies than Playgirl and find itself spread across dart boards in all five boroughs.
The New Yorker
June 15, 2017, 12pm PDT
Issues about which bus schedules work best for students and families, and how changes to the school bus system should be funded, came to a head in Seattle this week.
Seattle Met
June 15, 2017, 11am PDT
A mileage fee applicable only to heavy trucks is floated as a third option to close the road funding gap in Wisconsin. The other two options are hiking gas taxes, which is opposed by Gov. Scott Walker, or adding road tolls.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
June 15, 2017, 7am PDT
The current plan for the widening of I-66 in Virginia would place a bike lane between vehicle traffic and a sound wall.
Greater Greater Washington
June 14, 2017, 9am PDT
Already California, Indiana, Montana, South Carolina (overriding a governor's veto), Tennessee, and Utah* have raised gas taxes this year, while last year was a drought—only New Jersey increased its gas tax.
The Council of State Governments
June 14, 2017, 8am PDT
Bike advocates are plumbing new depths, with a growing trend toward placing plungers to act as separators for bike lanes.
Bicycling