Transportation

1 hour ago
A federal grant meant to reduce congestion will make bus travel from Provo to Orem free until 2021.
The Salt Lake City Tribune
5 hours ago
The temporary ban applies to bus and rail projects seeking funding from a number of FTA programs.
Eno Transportation Weekly
6 hours ago
The New York MTA is on a mission to mitigate bus bunching, the telltale sign of unreliable service.
StreetsBlog NYC
Yesterday
The AV Start Act (S. 1885, Thune) is making its way through the U.S. Senate. Critics say the bill will rush autonomous vehicles to the market, and to the streets, without safety regulations.
Streetsblog USA
Yesterday
To great fanfare, the Salesforce Transit Center opened on Saturday to thousands of visitors anxious to see the huge facility. Sunday was quieter, with the first AC Transit buses arriving on the third-floor bus deck. Train arrivals: TBD.
San Francisco Chronicle
Yesterday
Essentially, Uber and Lyft chose a tax on rides instead of a gross-receipts tax.
San Francisco Chronicle
Yesterday
Miles brings the frequent flyer concept to ground level by offering rewards for your daily commute.
The Verge
2 days ago
Planners are working quickly to refine a proposal for a $1.8 billion project connecting the 680 corridor in the East Bay Area to bedroom communities in the Central Valley.
The Mercury News
2 days ago
A proposal to block cars from the Runway in Playa Vista reflects a new approach to user experience in retail environments.
Los Angeles Times
2 days ago
The WMATA's Quality Assurance, Internal Compliance & Oversight office delivered bad news to the beleaguered transit service.
WTOP
4 days ago
Vancouver combined environmental goals and traffic safety goals.
Sightline Institute
4 days ago
A new interactive map keeps residents up to date on where the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is working on new projects.
San Francisco Examiner
4 days ago
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is undertaking a series of videos asking for polite and courteous behavior from riders.
The Boston Globe
5 days ago
It's going to be tough to be a transit user in the Seattle suburb of Everett.
The Urbanist
5 days ago
Mexico-Queretaro train project was halted in 2015 as part of PRI budget cuts, but the incoming administration says they're interested in restarting the project.
Mexico News Daily
5 days ago
A controversial new sales tax on motor vehicles in a state with no sales taxes survived a court challenge. As a result, Oregon consumers will have another reason to consider purchasing or leasing an electric vehicle: receiving up to a $5,000 rebate.
Utility Dive
5 days ago
Car crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens, and while parents often instruct teens not to text and drive, they admit to texting and driving at about the same rates as teenage drivers.
Chicago Tribune
5 days ago
The Willamette Week put out a call for tips about electric scooter users acting badly. They got an earful of the unexpected.
Willamette Week
6 days ago
Repeal proponents have already planned a sequel for Proposition 6, regardless of whether the measure passes, resulting in the loss of over $5 billion annually from new transportation user fees, including a 12-cents per gallon gas tax increase.
The Sacramento Bee
6 days ago
Oregon Metro's Regional Transportation Plan sets policy and project goals through 2040.
Bike Portland