Transportation

9 hours ago
The new IPCC report calls for decarbonization of transportation. While many cities are attempting to do their part, two recent federal developments in trade policy and tax legislation threaten to will make progress more difficult.
CityLab
11 hours ago
The computer-driven trains will start up again next year with the goal of improving riders’ experiences.
The Washington Post
13 hours ago
For all the concern about the "War on Cars," some car lovers perceive self-driving cars as the real threat to the driving experience and the car culture that comes with it.
The Detroit Free Press
14 hours ago
More evidence that the Federal Transit Administration under the Trump Administration isn't interested in capital investments.
Star Tribune
16 hours ago
Complete streets supporters see multiple benefits from prioritizing non-automobile users of the public right of way.
Baltimore Sun
Yesterday
A pair of new studies add to an emerging scientific model of the effect of transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft. The complication: One study reinforces earlier findings, and the other contradicts.
TechCrunch
Yesterday
With the approval of the ON TO 2050 regional plan, some advocates see more of the same car-centric planning. Perhaps the state can finally shift the discussion.
Chi.Streetsblog
Yesterday
Integrating autonomous vehicles into cities will require effectively managing city streets and suburban sprawl.
Streetsblog USA
Yesterday
Over ten years after the Big Dig finally completed construction, more and more people in Boston are willing to say the project was worth all the trouble.
Bisnow Boston
Yesterday
The state of a city's bus stops is a good indicator of its commitment to public transit option as a mobility option for all its residents.
TransitCenter
2 days ago
Incumbent Republican Gov. Scott Walker charges that his Democratic opponent, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers, will hike gas taxes by as much as a dollar a gallon to fund road repair, on top of raising income and property taxes.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
2 days ago
A carpooling feature in the Waze app, tested in the San Francisco Bay Area and Israel, will soon be available around the country.
Business Insider
2 days ago
Getting serious about mobility and traffic safety in the City of Brotherly Love.
Smart Cities Dive
3 days ago
Students from Beverly Hills staged a high-visibility "walkout" to protest L.A. Metro's extension of the Purple Line subway past Beverly Hills High School.
The Los Angeles Times
3 days ago
With a Dallas-Houston bullet train proposal proceeding apace, a complementary idea is now on the table: a multimodal transit hub linking Amtrak, transit, and even Hyperloop.
D Magazine
4 days ago
As San Diego plans a major airport redevelopment, County Supervisor Ron Roberts is advocating an aerial cableway concept to connect the airport to downtown.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
5 days ago
Protected bike lanes, this writer argues, are just one part of a broader rebuild of Detroit that prioritizes engagement.
Detroit Free Press
5 days ago
The deadliest transportation accident in recent years has some asking whether more can be done to regulate modified vehicles, including limos.
NPR
5 days ago
The agency is facing a multitude of funding, management, and organizational challenges.
The New York Times
5 days ago
Once a darling of investors and urbanists alike, pedal-driven dockless bikeshare is getting eclipsed by e-scooters and e-bikes.
Streetsblog USA