Transportation

6 days ago
For many people with mobility challenges, just getting to an accessible subway station in New York is an impossibility.
The New York Times
6 days ago
Only from learning more about the choices and preferences of people who actually ride transit can transit agencies hope to better serve riders.
TransitCenter
February 15, 2019, 2pm PST
The city is seeing more transit use and biking, but driving and congestion are also on the rise.
Curbed San Francisco
February 15, 2019, 12pm PST
Only a handful of cities in North America are considering applying tolls to congested urban streets, as opposed to highways. Efforts in one of those cities, San Francisco, just received negative polling results on a potential $3 auto access fee.
San Francisco Examiner
February 15, 2019, 10am PST
Bad news for Honolulu's troubled rail transit project: new federal scrutiny and a potential criminal investigation.
Honolulu Civil Beat
February 15, 2019, 5am PST
A satirical article published by The Onion tells a familiar tale.
The Onion
February 14, 2019, 2pm PST
While ride-hailing is on the horizon for the Canadian city, the experience so far without the mode provides useful insight into its effects on regional mobility.
Slate
February 14, 2019, 1pm PST
California Governor Gavin Newsom dropped a bombshell earlier this week by announcing that California's ambitious high-speed rail project would be pared down. He envisions the Central Valley segment as the spine of a resurgent urban region.
California Planning & Development Report
February 14, 2019, 5am PST
Interstate highways are actually improving, according to a recent analysis. What if the infrastructure crisis is a matter of perspective, and not some universal truth?
Governing
Blog post
February 13, 2019, 1pm PST

The INRIX Global Traffic Scorecard exaggerates congestion costs in order to enhance the value of its traffic monitoring services. A little skepticism is justified.

Todd Litman
February 13, 2019, 12pm PST
Transit is not providing what many travelers need, in terms of both location and service. The result is that transit use is a time and financial burden for those who can least afford it.
The Nation
February 13, 2019, 11am PST
The state's ferry system has seen ridership increases year after year, and a new plan outlines the long-range measures needed to keep up with the growth.
The Urbanist
February 13, 2019, 9am PST
In Philadelphia, letting pedestrians cross at more places helps challenge the norms that privilege cars.
The Inquirer / Philly.com
February 13, 2019, 8am PST
The San Francisco-to-Los Angeles bullet train may have to be renamed the Central Valley High-Speed Train according to the announcement by the new governor in his first state-of-the-state address.
Reuters
February 13, 2019, 7am PST
More people are three months behind on car payments today than at the height of the Great Recession. That's bad news for the economy.
The Washington Post
February 13, 2019, 6am PST
A planned IPO has been called off.
Miami Herald
February 13, 2019, 5am PST
New research is ambivalent about the potential for streetcar investments to reap promised economic development rewards.
PhysOrg
February 12, 2019, 1pm PST
The complicated process of redesigning the numerous bus systems operating in and around Washington, D.C. is expected to yield a draft plan in March of this year.
WTOP
February 12, 2019, 6am PST
State legislators want counties to be able to veto toll projects proposed by Governor Larry Hogan.
The Washington Post
February 12, 2019, 5am PST
A decade ago it seemed like biking and walking was making a comeback that could change the commuting culture of the United States.
Streetsblog USA