Transportation

1 hour ago
With Mayor Jenny Durkan's announcement that Seattle will pursue cordon area congestion pricing coming five days after New York dropped its plan, a Washington State pro-business publication looks at the difficulties in getting the politics right.
Lens
3 hours ago
Lyft has announced a plan to offset carbon emissions generated by its rides.
The Atlantic
4 hours ago
The folks over at City Observatory brew up a "Cappuccino Congestion Index" to show that anything can be shown to cost Americans vast sums of money.
City Observatory
5 hours ago
International celebrations commence June 3.
Bike Europe
6 hours ago
Data from the 2017 National Household Travel Survey reveals that circumstances may be forcing lower-income young people to drive greater distances.
State Smart Transportation Initiative
7 hours ago
Chicago's buses are getting slower. Putting dedicated bus lanes on the drive could speed buses up, and a growing coalition supports the idea of dedicated bus lanes on one of Chicago's busiest thoroughfares.
Crain's Chicago Business
8 hours ago
The Federal Transit Administration cannot award funds to states that don’t have federally approved safety-monitoring programs in place. On Monday, the agency warned a number of states that they needed prove they've undertaken these programs.
Sacramento Bee
9 hours ago
Witness the public realm of yesteryear.
ViewingNYC
Yesterday
Vehicle fatalities are trending upward around the United States, but Colombia's capital of Bogotá may have some best practices to share.
World Resources Institute
Yesterday
A writer weaves a "decade by decade" story, complete with diagrams, of how not to manage a public transit system.
CityLab
Yesterday
Florida’s incremental steps toward complete streets have saved thousands of lives, but still left it one of the most dangerous states to walk in.
Streetsblog USA
Yesterday
Houston finally has the funding in place to work toward its vision for a bike-friendly city.
Houston Chronicle
Yesterday
The compelling reason behind Boston's looking at congestion pricing is traffic congestion, unlike Seattle where it is being viewed as a major way to reduce greenhouse gas reductions and fund public transit.
IBTTA Tolling Points
2 days ago
A Los Angeles city councilmember even wants to throw in a CEQA exemption for good measure.
Urbanize LA
2 days ago
The CTA just raised fares, but some think if the service were truly committed to equity it should be made free.
Chicago Reader
2 days ago
SB 827, the controversial housing bill proposed by State Senator Scott Wiener, had a very brief run in the California State Legislature.
Curbed LA
2 days ago
CapMetro's plan calls for high-capacity transit but does not specify whether that will mean a train or bus rapid transit.
The Daily Texan
2 days ago
Commuters in the Twin Cities region are hoping for relief at the notoriously congested and unsafe interchange between Interstate 494 and I-35W.
Star Tribune
2 days ago
A recent study from researchers at the University of Bologna adds to a growing body of evidence regarding their effects of laws that require bicyclists to wear high-visibility clothing.
Cycling Weekly
2 days ago
Detailed reports on mode share, in real time and over time, are available with Replica.
Sidewalk Labs