Transportation

2 hours ago
They call it a "Safety Stop" in Colorado, but it's the same idea.
Streetsblog Denver
4 hours ago
The Let's Move Nashville plan would spend $9 billion (including $5.4 billion for capital costs) to build a new transit network in the quickly growing city of Nashville. Voters will decide if the plan is worth the cost.
Tennessean
8 hours ago
"Canada looks a lot like much of the US, in terms of economic types, city sizes and ages, development patterns," Jarret Walker says. So why can't Americans keep pace with Canadian public transit?
Human Transit
Yesterday
Seattle officials invited to Nashville to share insights from public transit success, as Davidson County mulls "Let's Move Nashville."
USA Today
Yesterday
As Indianapolis expands its public transit, the public schools are trying a pilot program that provides bus passes for some students who would have used the school’s transit in the past.
Indianapolis Star
2 days 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
2 days ago
Lyft has announced a plan to offset carbon emissions generated by its rides.
The Atlantic
2 days 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
2 days ago
International celebrations commence June 3.
Bike Europe
2 days 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
2 days 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
2 days 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
2 days ago
Witness the public realm of yesteryear.
ViewingNYC
3 days ago
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
3 days ago
A writer weaves a "decade by decade" story, complete with diagrams, of how not to manage a public transit system.
CityLab
3 days ago
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
3 days ago
Houston finally has the funding in place to work toward its vision for a bike-friendly city.
Houston Chronicle
3 days ago
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
4 days ago
A Los Angeles city councilmember even wants to throw in a CEQA exemption for good measure.
Urbanize LA
4 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