Transportation

6 days ago
D.C.'s ridership is down even as density around stations is up. More residents are choosing to drive or bike.
The Washington Post
6 days ago
Today's Google Doodle celebrates an important component of accessibility and mobility for the visually impaired.
Google
6 days ago
New intercity bus transit service is in the works in King County, Washington.
The Urbanist
6 days ago
Liberty Street was once a narrow, urban street. Now it's seven lanes of unsafe speeds and pedestrian risks. The city has a plan to greatly reduce the number of traffic lanes on the street, or another plan that won't.
WCPO
6 days ago
The Regional Transportation Commission is looking for ways to reverse ridership figures that have plummeted since the advent of transportation network companies.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
March 17, 2019, 11am PDT
There are plenty of airports in the country where taking the bus or the train is still the best option after arriving at the airport. Don't miss those opportunities.
TransitBlog
March 17, 2019, 9am PDT
Alicia John-Baptiste, a veteran of transportation and planning agencies in San Francisco will take the helm of the influential planning and urbanism think thank.
San Francisco Chronicle
March 17, 2019, 7am PDT
The Safe & the City app uses data to help women find the safest routes in cities.
TechCrunch
March 16, 2019, 11am PDT
An analysis of retail data suggests that vehicle restrictions in the city center led to more sales and less emissions.
Forbes
March 16, 2019, 5am PDT
The proposal to create a new department in the city of Atlanta devoted to traffic and potholes came in the State of the City speech delivered this week by Mayor Keisha Bottoms.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 15, 2019, 2pm PDT
The Philippine capital will get an extension to its rail system with a new subway that will connect to the city’s airport.
Next City
March 15, 2019, 1pm PDT
Pierce Transit has proposed a new Bus Rapid Transit line to speed travel, but Tacoma residents have bristled at the prospect of losing front lawns and parking spaces.
KOMO News
March 15, 2019, 9am PDT
On March 8, 30-year-old Tess Rothstein of Berkeley was riding a rented Ford GoBike in San Francisco's SoMa district when a car door suddenly opened, forcing her outside the narrow white line of the conventional bike lane into the path of a truck.
San Francisco Examiner
March 14, 2019, 11am PDT
It's only one step in a multi-modal journey, but parking at a transit station can be quite a hassle.
Smart Cities Dive
March 14, 2019, 10am PDT
After Minnesota's new Democratic Gov. Tim Walz proposed a 20-cents gas tax hike over two years, even leaders in his own party were caught off-guard, but one-third of the tax increase will replace the diversion of general funds to roads.
Minnesota Public Radio News
March 14, 2019, 7am PDT
A Twitter account is broadcasting its findings about the mood of transit riders in Boston, in real time.
The Boston Globe
March 14, 2019, 5am PDT
The gas tax, suburban highway spending cycle is both self-serving and self-destructive, according to the article.
Streetsblog USA
March 13, 2019, 1pm PDT
Two generations ago, most children walked to school. But the numbers have dropped significantly.
Public Square: A CNU Journal
March 13, 2019, 12pm PDT
State and county officials gathered on Friday to celebrate the start of a $514 million project to convert carpool lanes to express lanes and connect auxiliary lanes to make for a lane addition. The 32-mile project on Highway 101 opens in 2022.
San Mateo Daily Journal
March 13, 2019, 11am PDT
Seattle is working toward its Vision Zero goals, after a year in which most people killed by drivers in the city were pedestrians.
The Seattle Times