Transportation

8 hours ago
The Citymapper "smart bus" system will rely on the power of data to meet transit service demand in London.
The Verge
9 hours ago
The city of Richmond has decided to turn potential to reality by approving, among other big transit changes, five new bus rapid transit routes.
Greater Greater Washington
Yesterday
The Colorado legislature has been unable to agree on a transportation funding package, but the recent bill passed by Oregon has prompted one influential Republican senator to suggest that the state tax bicycle sales.
The Gazette (Colorado Springs)
Yesterday
From train cars to buses, a new study finds that buying American adds cost.
The Hill
Yesterday
Transport for London has responded to customer requests for a new accessibility measure: a map to help riders avoid long tunnels.
Metro Magazine
2 days ago
Mobility Lab, the Chilton Media Group, and Vox have produced a new video on the price of parking, and "how we have historically done it all wrong" in the United States.
Mobility Lab
2 days ago
As America's VMT returns to record highs, more of the miles are coming from cities than ever before.
Slate
2 days ago
A long-awaited BART extension into San Jose, California is also bringing major development interest of the transit-oriented variety.
The Mercury News
2 days ago
Many argue that bikes save cities millions by lessening pollution, improving public health, and opening up space that would otherwise be taken by cars and parking, but some counter it's too hard to ticket bikers when they don't have licenses.
The Seattle Times
2 days ago
"Healthy Ride," the bikeshare system launched in Pittsburgh in 2015, is looking to improve on sagging performance.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
2 days ago
The city of New Orleans recently launched a new 20-year transit planning process.
The Times-Picayune
3 days ago
Without an automatic adjustment for gas taxes, revenue from the tax declines due to increasing fuel efficiency standards while road maintenance and construction costs increase due to inflation. Witness Wisconsin's woes.
WUWM (Milwaukee Public Radio)
3 days ago
Uber drivers may be offered equity in the company if a company plan goes through.
Business Insider
3 days ago
In the waning days of the Obama Administration, the U.S. Department of Transportation saw reason to investigate the civil rights implications of a decision to cancel funding for the Baltimore Red Line light rail project.
Streetsblog USA
4 days ago
The California Supreme Court sided with the San Diego Association of Governments on July 13 in the first court case to decide how regional planning agencies must meet state-required reductions in greenhouse gas emissions from transportation.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
4 days ago
The Honolulu City Council approved fines for distracted walking—specifically for pedestrians crossing the street while looking at their phones.
CNN
4 days ago
Access Magazine takes a deep dive into congestion management, explaining the reasoning behind a publicly unpopular strategy: road pricing.
Access Magazine
4 days ago
A new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance predicts that due to a plunge in battery prices and improvement in battery technology, electric vehicles will be cost-competitive with gasoline vehicles in eight years. By 2040, they will outsell them.
Bloomberg BusinessWeek
Feature
4 days ago
A vision set forth for Los Angeles in 1970 still has powerful relevance in 2017.
Gerhard Mayer
5 days ago
In 1995, planners forecasted that the Millbrae BART Station in San Mateo County, where riders can transfer to/from Caltrain, would attract 16,500 weekday riders. Fourteen years after it opened, ridership is 7,000. Planners were off by 58 percent.
San Francisco Chronicle