13 min ago
New data from transportation research group TRIP, shows that fatalities involving at least one driver over 65 years old are up 22% in California.
1 hour ago
The National Transportation Safety Board is looking for the cause of the horrific collapse of the Florida International University pedestrian bridge collapse on March 15, killing six. people. Angie Schmitt questions why a ped span was needed at all.
Streetsblog USA
Blog post
2 hours ago
Why do green transportation policies attract less intense support than environmentalist policies related to waste and litter?
Michael Lewyn
19 hours ago
Beginning this month, Orlando officials will temporarily test a half-mile road diet concept along Curry Ford Road. This tactical urbanism project is expected to last 4 weeks.
Modern Cities
Countless ideas have been proposed to bridge the first-mile, last-mile gap: bike share, dockless bike share, ride-hailing services, circulator buses, trolleys, and, of course, good old-fashioned feet. The newest entrant: electric scooters.
California Planning & Development Report
A span built to remove the danger of crossing a busy eight-lane roadway to Florida International University became the danger itself when it collapsed five days after being dropped into place using innovative bridge-building techniques.
Miami Herald
2 days ago
Importantly, the Washington State Legislature also left a few bills on the cutting room floor.
The Urbanist
2 days ago
Raise your hand if you envisioned a transportation network optimized to full efficiency by navigation apps.
3 days ago
The Onion burns Elon Musk in a totally fake news story (really) about a bad day for the billionaire.
The Onion
3 days ago
A proposal to block cars (and bikes) from Oxford Street has the support of London Mayor and the Westminster Council—as well as the general public.
Evening Standard
3 days ago
Regional transportation officials gathered recently in Atlanta to tout a new era of regional cooperation, focused on delivering public transit improvements.
3 days ago
Woodward Avenue will get a temporary road diet during special events in response to safety concerns connected to the QLine.
Detroit Free Press
3 days ago
The future of the Pikes Peak Cog Railway, in operation on the steep slopes of Pikes Peak since 1891, is under study. Meanwhile, there will be no trips up the mountain.
The Gazette
3 days ago
A pilot program by King County Metro and the King County Parks Department in the state of Washington found success in 2017, and is spending the beginning of 2018 looking at options to expand.
Washington Trail Association
4 days ago
Nashville Mayor Megan Barry resigned from office earlier this month. The question now becomes whether an ambitious transit investment plan she supported can survive her exit.
Ethan A. Greene
4 days ago
TIGER grants aren't what they used to be, just like pretty much everything else in the federal government under the Trump Administration.
Streetsblog USA
4 days ago
A CommonWealth Magazine editorial argues that gondolas over Summer Street in Boston's Seaport district are less practical than busses, which could avoid traffic with a dedicated lanes.
CommonWealth Magazine
4 days ago
Among other substantive reforms, Senate Bill 136 changes the name and branding of the Utah Transit Authority.
Fox 13
4 days ago
An investigative report digs into the causes of delays on the New York subway and finds that the official company line might not square with reality.
The Village Voice
4 days ago
Bus riders in Wilmington, Delaware are upset about changes to 13 bus routes near Rodney Square.