Transportation

4 hours ago
Zak Accuardi argues that while mobility services can enhance transit, only walkability can solve the "first and last mile" problem.
TransitCenter
Yesterday
2015 was the first year that driving under the influence of drugs (DUID) surpassed those killed while driving under the influence of alcohol. Increased legal access to marijuana is correlated with the surge. Amphetamine use is also a factor.
The Washington Post
Yesterday
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney neither signed nor vetoed the anti-electric car bill allowing it to become law, but is symbolically not giving it his approval.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Yesterday
On Chicago's massive south side, fixing transit means working on more than just CTA trains.
South Side Weekly
Yesterday
Millennial Barbie reads literary fiction and wants you to know about it.
Gothamist
2 days ago
Just past midnight on Saturday morning, the Indiana State Senate passed the transportation plan after the Housed approved it Friday. It also passed a $32 billion, two-year state budget bill, then adjourned for the year, one week ahead of schedule.
Eagle Country
2 days ago
Lyft's shuttle service runs along a pre-determined route during peak commuting times and you can pay for it with your Lyft app.
The Ringer
2 days ago
Intended to spur redevelopment along blighted commercial corridors, the streetcars are the first to run in the District since the 1962 dismantling of the previous early 20th century citywide streetcar network.
Modern Cities
3 days ago
Open gangways are featured on subway trains in Toronto and New York. They could also be a welcome addition to the crowded New York Subway by 2023.
New York Daily News
3 days ago
Grid Bike Share is expanding in Phoenix.
KJZZ
3 days ago
Come November 1, gasoline and diesel taxes will increase by 12 and 20 cents per gallon, respectively, in California, providing badly needed revenue to repair roads, bridges, and improve transit, but truck pollution loophole will still foul the air.
The Press-Enterprise
4 days ago
If companies like Startship and Marble get their way, sidewalks will play host to hundreds of rolling delivery bots. It's one solution to "last-mile" logistics, but are pedestrians prepared to give way?
The Guardian
4 days ago
Alphabet, Inc's self-driving car wing, Waymo, announced a new program offering free rides in self-driving cars to families in Phoenix.
The Washington Post
4 days ago
The team at Strong Towns is taking an in-depth look at Amazon, with a week of events, including the point-counterpoint series shared here.
Strong Towns
5 days ago
The irony isn't lost on the authors of a new report by SPUR: Bay Area companies committed to technology innovation obstinately rely on traditional and inefficient commutes in automobiles.
The San Francisco Chronicle
5 days ago
The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority would like to expand its 6.4-mile Metro rail line. It's an idea that failed before, due to outcry from the public. Has the public changed enough to allow this change to come to the region?
The Buffalo News
5 days ago
Parking lots at MARTA stations have been filling up quickly as Atlantans adjust to their commutes without I-85, after the major freeway collapsed earlier this week.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
5 days ago
To better advocate for the kind of walking and biking infrastructure it wants to see in a regional trail network, the Capital Trails Coalition has set out to define the components of a high-quality trail.
Greater Greater Washington
5 days ago
Real-time arrival clocks have been in operation on New York's numbered subway lines since 2006, but they'll soon be on the way for lettered lines as well.
Next City
April 23, 2017, 1pm PDT
Chicago City Council is moving to close a loop hole in its gun control laws which forbid guns in bars, but do not cover party buses.
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