Transportation

5 min ago
By building a diesel-powered train line for the 9.2-mile extension to Antioch in East Contra Costa County, BART saved almost $500 million and began service earlier than had it extended the existing line, though a transfer is required between trains.
East Bay Times
2 hours ago
A controversial vote sets a "fix it first" agenda for regional transit planning—the implications of this decision could potentially reach far beyond the scope of this single project.
The San Francisco Chronicle
23 hours ago
It's not looking good for transportation advocates who want to retain over $5 billion in annual transportation funding made possible the passage of a bill last year that enabled the first gas tax increase in California since 1994.
Los Angeles Times
23 hours ago
LADOT is rehearsing now for the day it has to manage autonomous vehicles alongside delivery drones and air taxis.
The Planning Report
Yesterday
The ecosystems of Oregon’s Coast Range are some of the most adept ecosystems for absorbing carbon in the entire country. The same trees that absorb that carbon can be turned into a major source of emissions in the hands of humans.
High Country News
Yesterday
More study is needed, but the concept of driving people to drive around metropolitan Vancouver has passed its first test.
CBC News
Yesterday
This one is for the people watchers.
NorthJersey
Yesterday
Ridership is declining on TriMet's Westside Extension Service, reflecting declines on other parts of the system. This commuter rail line, however, has its own unique set of issues.
The Oregonian
2 days ago
A federal grant will allow Sound Transit to double the length of Tacoma's light rail system.
Federal Transit Administration
2 days ago
Call it a premium toll. Unlike most of the nation's managed lanes which exist adjacent to untolled, general purpose lanes, the "general use lanes" on Tampa's Veterans Expressway (SR 589) are tolled. Express lanes will be dynamically priced
WFLA
2 days ago
Atlanta needs federal funding to make its light rail and bus service dreams a reality, but it already has $2.5 billion in sales tax revenue to work with.
Atlanta
3 days ago
A sweeping new subway improvement plan is on the table in New York City. The "Fast Forward" plan will modernize the subway's signal system, improve wheelchair accessibility, and "restructure the inner workings of the department."
The New York Times
3 days ago
A proposal first revealed in November 2017 has already undergone a substantial amount of planning.
Greater Greater Washington
3 days ago
To end traffic fatalities while still enabling urban mobility, cars will have to slow down and people will have to travel by other modes.
Medium
4 days ago
The city will survey every one of its 37,000 street corners for compliance.
Oregon Live
4 days ago
Voters looking for a reason to vote against Prop 72, which provides a tax break for homeowners who install rainwater capture systems, won't find one. None were submitted. Proponents of measures for parks, climate, and transportation are not so lucky.
KQED Science
4 days ago
Nashville's first transit oriented development plan, focusing on the neighborhood of Donelson, is facing opposition from affordable housing advocates.
The Tennessean
4 days ago
So you think you're a transit expert?
The Guardian
4 days ago
Detroit becomes one of the few cities offering adaptive bikes as an option in its bikeshare system's fleet.
Curbed Detroit
5 days ago
The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy weighs in on the hottest topic in alternative transportation.
Mashable