Transportation

1 hour ago
In many locales, instruments like traffic studies take pedestrian health into little account. According to Lark Lo, healthy communities haven't been much of a priority at all.
Next City
3 hours ago
Thursday's massive oil spill in South Dakota is not a good omen for TransCanada for a favorable decision on Monday on an application before the Nebraska Public Service Commission on the routing of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.
The Washington Post - Energy and Environment
5 hours ago
Greyhound will soon have a new competitor, with an Uber-like business model and a history of fast growth.
CityLab
Yesterday
The High Line in New York City has inspired ambitious projects all over the country. A pedestrian bridge proposed to connect the Arlington neighborhood of Crystal City to the Reagan National Airport provides the latest example.
Urban Turf
Yesterday
Development plans along the Expo Line need more density, affordable housing to achieve city goals
L.A. Times
Yesterday
Early or late, a train that leaves "not on time" is unacceptable in Japan.
The New York Times
Yesterday
Service has notably improved, but that hasn't been enough to boost ridership so far.
The Baltimore Sun
Yesterday
Atlanta's regional transit agency is pursuing funding for a 12-mile extension of the Blue Line light rail line into suburban DeKalb County.
CBS46
2 days ago
A TriMet transit agency analysis has identified a culprit in the decline of transit ridership in Portland: gentrification and displacement.
TransitCenter
2 days ago
Chicago-land bikers and walkers are facing increased danger outside the city's center.
Daily Herald
3 days ago
On Nov. 1, fuel taxes increased for the first time in 23 years in California. Next November, Californians will likely decide whether to return those taxes to 1994 levels, as well as repeal other tax and fee hikes passed by the legislature in April.
San Francisco Chronicle
3 days ago
The electric bicycles appeared in Portland last year, but Pittsburgg will get the company's first dedicated non-truck delivery route.
Pittsburgh City Paper
3 days ago
Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Emanuella Groves ruled that the city's HealthLine must use civilians, not police, to check tickets.
Streetsblog USA
3 days ago
Via Transportation Inc is picking up where Bridj left off—offering on demand ride sharing in cities in California and Texas.
Smart Cities Dive
Feature
3 days ago
Autonomous vehicles could provide life-saving assistance in the event of a large-scale evacuation, if a shared fleet of autonomous vehicles is built with this purpose in mind.
Michael R. Boswell, William Riggs
3 days ago
Bidding for the second Amazon headquarters got the creative juices flowing in Detroit, and one outcome is a new regional transit plan
Detroit Free Press
4 days ago
Traffic officials around the world are testing 3-D crosswalks in hopes of slowing traffic, and having some success
The Boston Globe
4 days ago
The Regional Plan Association released a new study that recommends steps toward higher density transit oriented development in transit adjacent communities around the New York region. The study also teases a big release coming later this month.
Regional Plan Association
4 days ago
Building on 2009's Transit Corridor Ordinance, Houston's Walkable Places Committee is creating a process for specific neighborhoods to adopt new rules emphasizing walkability.
The Urban Edge
4 days ago
App-driven bikeshare, without the station, has been spreading rapidly, especially in China. But the system comes with its share of problems, including its own version of the tragedy of the commons.
The Guardian