Transportation

15 hours ago
Two articles in national publications share findings from recent studies that make it harder to accept the "distracted walking" excuse for increased traffic fatalities.
FiveThirtyEight
19 hours ago
A local writer compares the plan to expand I-270 and the Capital Beltway to an earlier era of transportation planning.
Greater Greater Washington
21 hours ago
Mayor Anne Hidalgo's efforts to improve air quality by reducing car trips in the city of Paris are paying off.
road.cc
23 hours ago
Speed cameras have somehow become an even more contentious issue in New York.
Politico
Yesterday
The innovative car share company has the green light for a year long pilot project in the city of Chicago.
Smart Cities Dive
2 days ago
Driving an electric ride-hailing vehicle may be good for the planet but costly for the driver who may have to limit the distance of rides and search for fast-chargers. Uber is trying to help out.
San Francisco Chronicle
2 days ago
A look at the relationship between sprawl and climate change mitigation in the fast-growing North Carolina city.
Yale Climate Connections
2 days ago
Not all bike routes are created equal; some are just mellower.
Chicago Reader
2 days ago
This is another one of those "funny" articles, in that it's satire about a tragic state of affairs.
The Beaverton
3 days ago
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority is tackling a redesign of the bus system serving the city of Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
3 days ago
Voters in a new Transportation Development District supported new taxes to help fund the extension of the Kansas City Streetcar. Despite a paltry turnout, the taxes passed by a wide margin.
The Kansas City Star
3 days ago
End the sharrow experiment, says this columnist.
The Record
3 days ago
The $135 million BaltimoreLink bus system redesign launched in June 2017.
Baltimore Sun
3 days ago
The Staten Island Partnership for Transit and Resiliency Improvements (SIPTRI) would be tasked with improving the competitiveness of the borough as it grows to 500,000 residents and beyond.
Crain's New York Business
4 days ago
Transit planners with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority have recommended light rail for the planned East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor Project.
The Architect's Newspaper
4 days ago
The failed "Fair Share Amendment" would have taxed the wealthy to pay for transportation and education.
WBUR
4 days ago
Transit advocates are concerned the plan doesn't do enough to support modes other than cars.
Bike Portland
4 days ago
The Riverview transit corridor has plenty of local support. Now planners will get to work.
The Pioneer Press
4 days ago
The District of Columbia is updating its Sustainable DC plan, originally crafted in 2012, and seeking feedback on draft goals set for 2032.
Greater Greater Washington
5 days ago
A $210 million project to add a single, 7-mile express toll lane on Interstate 95 north of Baltimore was just expanded to two lanes for 10 miles. Financing will rely on toll revenue. Unlike HOT lanes, every motorist will pay to use the lanes.
The Baltimore Sun