Transportation

10 hours ago
Though cities hope for an economic boost, these photos show it's far from guaranteed.
Business Insider
12 hours ago
Policymakers, auto manufacturers, and especially advocates are very engaged in transitioning from fossil fuel-powered vehicles to electric vehicles. The problem is that interest isn't shared by the general public, according to research by UC Davis.
UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies
18 hours ago
Bus advocates aren't going to like the sound of this.
Recode
Yesterday
Expect more cities and transit agencies around the country to wrestle with funding quandaries if the Trump Administration gets its way with existing capital investment grants.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Yesterday
Planning for a proposal to expand truck and vehicle capacity on the I-710 Freeway in Southern California has reached a critical juncture in the process.
Los Angeles Times
Yesterday
Or even Netflix, for that matter.
Mobility Lab
Yesterday
In this fake, satirical article, The Onion imagines that the MTA has finally had enough complaints about service failures and overcrowding on the New York subway. Vulgarities ensue.
The Onion
2 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
2 days ago
New York is the latest city that will prioritize shared uses when it divvies up public parking spaces.
PIX 11
2 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
2 days ago
Introducing the Cuyahoga Greenway plan, in the initial stages of visioning and public engagement in Northeast Ohio.
The Plain Dealer
2 days ago
A literature review of the factors influencing public transit ridership.
TransitCenter
3 days ago
A planned extension of the Metro Blue Line north from Minneapolis depended on eight miles of BNSF track.
CBS Minnesota
3 days ago
CTA upgrades will speed up trains and increase capacity for four train lines in the city.
Streetsblog Chicago
3 days ago
Uber, Lyft, and other major transportation technology companies have defined the role they aspire to play in the future of mobility.
Metro Magazine
4 days ago
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
4 days ago
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
4 days ago
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
4 days ago
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
5 days ago
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