Transportation

18 hours ago
To discourage users from peeing on elevators at Atlanta MARTA stations, new urine detection technology is being installed as part of rehab plans.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
21 hours ago
Back when baby boomers were in their late 20s and early 30s, they drove a bike boom. It is now largely forgotten.
The Guardian
22 hours ago
Couch Court in Portland's central city is one of those rare pieces of public right of way where pedestrians and people on bikes rule.
Bike Portland
Yesterday
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
Yesterday
A record heatwave and the likelihood for more extreme weather raises alarm in Arizona.
The Arizona Republic
Yesterday
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
2 days ago
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
2 days ago
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
2 days ago
Ambitious hopes ride on a proposed bus rapid transit route connecting Downtown Milwaukee with the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center in Wauwatosa.
Urban Milwaukee
2 days ago
Portland planners are picking up and dusting off an idea that's been around since the 1990s: a subway in Downtown Portland.
The Oregonian
2 days ago
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
3 days ago
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
3 days ago
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
4 days ago
This time the sound of music is the sound of the subway.
Archinect
4 days ago
Washington, D.C. has place to do a new Barnes Dance.
Greater Greater Washington
5 days ago
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
5 days ago
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
6 days ago
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
6 days ago
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
6 days ago
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