Transportation

6 days ago
Self-driving cars process a tremendous amount of data to pilot themselves through crowded streets. That computing power needs electricity, and lots of it.
Wired
6 days ago
New York is the latest city that will prioritize shared uses when it divvies up public parking spaces.
PIX 11
6 days ago
In Seattle, where bikes can be rented for as little as $2, rental fees don't cover most of the costs associated with bik share.
KUOW
6 days ago
Introducing the Cuyahoga Greenway plan, in the initial stages of visioning and public engagement in Northeast Ohio.
The Plain Dealer
6 days ago
A literature review of the factors influencing public transit ridership.
TransitCenter
February 14, 2018, 12pm PST
A planned extension of the Metro Blue Line north from Minneapolis depended on eight miles of BNSF track.
CBS Minnesota
February 14, 2018, 8am PST
CTA upgrades will speed up trains and increase capacity for four train lines in the city.
Streetsblog Chicago
February 14, 2018, 6am PST
Uber, Lyft, and other major transportation technology companies have defined the role they aspire to play in the future of mobility.
Metro Magazine
February 13, 2018, 11am PST
For the second time at the same railroad crossing in Atherton, California, a motorist followed his GPS navigation onto Caltrain tracks. In both cases, the motorists fled their vehicles before being hit by an oncoming train.
(Palo Alto) Daily Post
February 13, 2018, 10am PST
It is an understatement that Increasing fuel taxes is challenging. If there is an opportune time to do it, it's when gas prices are relatively low, when the state decides to cut other taxes, and when there's bipartisan support.
St. Louis Public Radio
February 13, 2018, 8am PST
Emergency repairs will shut down Metro SubwayLink for a month, adding the system to an ignominious list of transit closures that includes SafeTrak in Washington, D.C. and the L Train in New York City.
The Baltimore Sun
February 13, 2018, 5am PST
Congestion pricing, done right (details matter), mitigates a downside of urban density: traffic congestion. Professor John Rennie Short explores the history of congestion pricing, its application in Singapore and London, and why it's good for NYC.
The Conversation
February 12, 2018, 8am PST
An historic transit referendum will be on the ballot for Nashville residents in May after some final political maneuvering over the matter of the plan's cost.
Tennessean
February 12, 2018, 7am PST
The Seattle Department of Transportation has released a five-year roadmap for implementing the city of Seattle's Pedestrian Master Plan (PMP).
The Urbanist
February 12, 2018, 6am PST
Sidewalk Labs' proposals for the Toronto neighborhood of Quayside reveals a preference for ride hailing over public transit.
Medium
February 11, 2018, 11am PST
Passenger vehicle ownership and vehicle miles traveled per person and per household remain below their historic peaks set in 2006 and 2004, respectively, but they have been on the upswing for the past four to five years, according to new data.
University Of Michigan
February 11, 2018, 9am PST
The New York subway might lead the nation in terms of reach and ridership, but it still lags behind other rail systems in the country on one critical point: access to people with special needs.
Crain's New York Business
February 11, 2018, 7am PST
Europe might be in political turmoil, but Eurostar high-speed rail service is expanding its reach.Europe might be in political turmoil, but Eurostar high-speed rail service is expanding its reach.
Quartz
February 10, 2018, 11am PST
The 'Coord' platform will give mobility companies a centralized place to access and use local data on parking, curb space, tolls, and the like.
Wired
February 10, 2018, 9am PST
Communities are having more conversations about equity, engaging with the topic in a variety of ways, from human resources management to parks planning. However, there are other planning areas that have not clearly addressed equity.
PlanIt - Metropolitan Council