Transportation

3 hours ago
The president's Fiscal Year 2019 Budget cuts the critical Capital investment Grants program run by the Federal Transit Administration. Projects lacking a full-funding grant agreement, like the Sacramento Streetcar, may fall victim.
The Sacramento Bee
9 hours ago
During a closed-door meeting Wednesday with Democratic and Republican lawmakers, President Trump endorsed hiking the gas tax by 25-cents per gallon to help pay for the $200 billion investment and restore solvency to the Highway Trust Fund.
Politico
Yesterday
Though cities hope for an economic boost, these photos show it's far from guaranteed.
Business Insider
Yesterday
Policymakers, auto manufacturers, and especially advocates are very engaged in transitioning from fossil fuel-powered vehicles to electric vehicles. The problem is that interest isn't shared by the general public, according to research by UC Davis.
UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies
Yesterday
Bus advocates aren't going to like the sound of this.
Recode
2 days ago
Expect more cities and transit agencies around the country to wrestle with funding quandaries if the Trump Administration gets its way with existing capital investment grants.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
2 days ago
Planning for a proposal to expand truck and vehicle capacity on the I-710 Freeway in Southern California has reached a critical juncture in the process.
Los Angeles Times
2 days ago
Or even Netflix, for that matter.
Mobility Lab
2 days ago
In this fake, satirical article, The Onion imagines that the MTA has finally had enough complaints about service failures and overcrowding on the New York subway. Vulgarities ensue.
The Onion
3 days ago
Self-driving cars process a tremendous amount of data to pilot themselves through crowded streets. That computing power needs electricity, and lots of it.
Wired
3 days ago
New York is the latest city that will prioritize shared uses when it divvies up public parking spaces.
PIX 11
3 days ago
In Seattle, where bikes can be rented for as little as $2, rental fees don't cover most of the costs associated with bik share.
KUOW
3 days ago
Introducing the Cuyahoga Greenway plan, in the initial stages of visioning and public engagement in Northeast Ohio.
The Plain Dealer
3 days ago
A literature review of the factors influencing public transit ridership.
TransitCenter
4 days ago
A planned extension of the Metro Blue Line north from Minneapolis depended on eight miles of BNSF track.
CBS Minnesota
4 days ago
CTA upgrades will speed up trains and increase capacity for four train lines in the city.
Streetsblog Chicago
4 days ago
Uber, Lyft, and other major transportation technology companies have defined the role they aspire to play in the future of mobility.
Metro Magazine
5 days ago
For the second time at the same railroad crossing in Atherton, California, a motorist followed his GPS navigation onto Caltrain tracks. In both cases, the motorists fled their vehicles before being hit by an oncoming train.
(Palo Alto) Daily Post
5 days ago
It is an understatement that Increasing fuel taxes is challenging. If there is an opportune time to do it, it's when gas prices are relatively low, when the state decides to cut other taxes, and when there's bipartisan support.
St. Louis Public Radio
5 days ago
Emergency repairs will shut down Metro SubwayLink for a month, adding the system to an ignominious list of transit closures that includes SafeTrak in Washington, D.C. and the L Train in New York City.
The Baltimore Sun