Transportation

19 hours ago
A parking experiment will continue at transit stations in the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) system.
WTOP
23 hours ago
The rebranding of Nashville MTA comes only a few months after voters rejected a tax referendum that would paid for a $5.4 billion transit plan.
Nashville Business Journal
Yesterday
Milwaukee is poised to start a Scooter share pilot. Meanwhile, a “lock to” requirement for bikes in Chicago may stop companies like ofo and Lime from keeping a foothold in that city.
Next City
Yesterday
Allison Arieff writes a passionate plea for Americans to ditch the car and reconnect with pedestrian experiences. There's even a car company helping pave the way for a new approach to streets.
The New York Times
Yesterday
Pierce Transit has committed to bus rapid transit to replace convention bus service on Route 1 between the two cities in Pierce County, Washington.
The Urbanist
Yesterday
But is it high enough? Everything is relative, and with the prior toll being only a buck per zone, the hope is that $2, which took effect Saturday, will cause some motorists to carpool to keep speeds at 55 mph during peak hours.
The Salt Lake Tribune
Yesterday
Solo drivers who paid a variable toll to use the 10 and 110 freeways in Los Angeles provided $1.4 million to assist in the purchase of the nation's first electric double-decker buses, to be operated by Foothill Transit
CityLab
Feature
2 days ago
Parking and the City features Shoup at his witty best, accompanied by a group of passionate collaborators for the cause of rational parking regulations. The future of parking reform is in good hands.
James Brasuell
2 days ago
At the NATO Summit in Brussels last Wednesday, President Trump charged that Germany was captive to Russia because of its dependence on Russian natural gas, and a new, controversial pipeline from Russia to Germany will exacerbate its dependency.
The Washington Post
2 days ago
A new study builds an even stronger case for setting pollution controls at PM 2.5 to prevent increased risk of diabetes. The EPA's clean air regulations set a threshold much less restrictive than that level.
The Atlantic
3 days ago
Details of the parking and automobile-related revenue generated by the 25 largest cities in the United States reveals a wide range of potential effects arising from a future of self-driving cars.
Governing
3 days ago
With so much attention devoted to how technology will change roadways and vehicles, less speculation has attended to the ways technology will change walking.
Foreground
4 days ago
Blue Ash’s 50-bike pilot makes it the first suburb in the area with a bike share system.
WCPO
4 days ago
Electric-assist bikes, also known as e-bikes, will make it easier for more people to ride bikes, according to this opinion piece.
The Urbanist
4 days ago
Bike advocates say a protected bike lane near the downtown Caltrain station can't wait. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) says the project will have to wait.
San Francisco Chronicle
4 days ago
It seems like Vision Zero never had a chance.
Greater Greater Washington
4 days ago
Uber announced 100 lay offs this week.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
4 days ago
It is possible to achieve state-mandated global warming reduction goals after all. The nation's first such goal, signed into law by Republican governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2006, called for reducing emissions to 1990 levels by 2020.
San Francisco Chronicle
5 days ago
The transit map is useful, but doesn't always capture the scale of the engineering feat that produced the world's subways systems.
CityLab
5 days ago
The Transportation Planning Organization will budget a study on how best to connect trails to transit hubs.
Miami Today