5 days ago
A new plan proposes four round trips from Milwaukee and Racine to Foxconn's proposed Mount Pleasant plant.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinal
5 days ago
Widening highways won't reduce congestion—that's the conclusion of a report paid for by the state agency proposing several highway widening projects in Oregon.
The Portland Mercury
5 days ago
In some respects, D.C. Metro has been the poster child for dysfunctional transit systems in recent years, but the states of Virginia and Maryland are close to ensuring a new source of funding that could help stabilize the transit agency.
The Washington Post
6 days ago
Massachusetts voters are pro-transportation investment, whether by cities or by the state.
The Recorder
6 days ago
Public bikeshare arrived in San Diego in 2014. Last month, three companies unleashed thousands of dockless bikes, cluttering sidewalks in three business districts to the chagrin of merchants who want a time-out so the city can develop regulations.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
6 days ago
Fines will be waived for low-income riders, among other changes aimed at bringing "fairness and equity" to TriMet's enforcement system.
6 days ago
Pilot programs are not the real thing, warned Michael Lewis, executive director of the Colorado Department of Transportation, testifying at a House transportation subcommittee on March 7. Colorado completed a successful four-month pilot last April.
AASHTO Journal
6 days ago
Trump's animus towards using federal funds to replace a century-old, hurricane-damaged rail tunnel under the Hudson River is so strong that he warned Congress he will veto a spending bill they must pass by March 23 to keep the government operating.
The Hill
6 days ago
Six winners in three categories—signaling, subway cars, and communications—have won the MTA's unique crowd-sourcing exercise.
The Architect's Newspaper
Blog post
March 11, 2018, 11am PDT
I don't bike, but I still feel safer on streets with bike lanes. This essay explains why.
Michael Lewyn
March 11, 2018, 9am PDT
Arriving this week. Like, practically right now.
The Washington Post
March 11, 2018, 7am PDT
Mechanical failures and understaffing have contributed to plummeting ridership for the Cincinnati Bell Connector.
The Cincinnati Enquirer
March 11, 2018, 5am PDT
The amenity in highest demand for companies looking to develop office space in Atlanta might surprise people: it's access to public transit.
Bisnow Atlanta
March 10, 2018, 7am PST
They say the pendulum swings, and the TIGER grant funding pendulum has swung away from public transit.
U.S. Department Of Transportation
March 9, 2018, 2pm PST
Surveys on ride-hailing conducted by regional planning agencies, academic institutions, and public transit agencies throughout the U.S. reviewed by the Associated Press largely led to the same conclusion: more traffic and reduced use of transit.
Associated Press
March 9, 2018, 12pm PST
The Chicago Transit Authority's Red-Purple Bypass Project will add an additional track to speed up trains passing through the Belmont Station. The project requires the demolition of several neighborhood buildings.
Chicago Tribune
March 9, 2018, 7am PST
Queens Boulevard from Roosevelt Avenue to 73rd Street got a new look in 2015, but the New York Department of Transportation is planning to take the street redesign even further.
StreetsBlog NYC
March 9, 2018, 5am PST
The Summerhill Bus Rapid Transit Project—on track to become the first bus rapid transit line in the state of Georgia—received a critical bath of funding from the federal government this week in the form of a $12.6 million TIGER grant.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 8, 2018, 12pm PST
Extra charges for Uber and Lyft rides isn't enough to decrease traffic and speed public transit Joe Cortright argues in City Observatory.
City Observatory
March 8, 2018, 10am PST
A proposed "unified bus system" is intended to attract more students to Detroit-area schools.
Detroit Free Press