Transportation

September 28, 2017, 9am PDT
Since Detroit's new streetcar system started charging, ridership has dropped. Those who are riding aren't necessarily paying anyways.
Crain's Detroit Business
September 28, 2017, 6am PDT
Ninety years after its initial proposal, the South Shore Line is finally getting a double track to speed up trains and add capacity.
Chicago Tribune
September 28, 2017, 5am PDT
Most metro systems in the United States tend to score high on accessibility, while European systems have mixed results.
The Guardian
September 27, 2017, 2pm PDT
The electric car market is about to have a new entrant as Sir James Dyson plans to spend upwards of £2 billion to develop a car that he describes as "radical and different."
BBC News
September 27, 2017, 12pm PDT
The speed of implementation and high cost have some Atlanta officials considering bus rapid transit (BRT).
The Atlanta Jounral-Constitution
September 27, 2017, 11am PDT
$1.3 million in federal funding will contribute to a plan for three electric buses for Madison.
Wisconsin State Journal
September 27, 2017, 5am PDT
Two of the most prominent planners in Atlanta have released a book to help set an agenda for equity as the city grows in the next two decades.
Next City
September 26, 2017, 12pm PDT
State Route 37 is a vital highway connecting four North Bay counties plagued by two unrelated problems: chronic flooding during high tides and traffic congestion. Fixing the problem will set a precedent for Bay Area climate adaptation.
San Francisco Chronicle
September 26, 2017, 11am PDT
Alstom and Siemens are close to a merger in a move calculated to help the companies compete against the Chinese state-backed company CRRC.
Reuters via CNBC
September 26, 2017, 7am PDT
Can an expansion of Seattle's streetcar system somehow outperform its previous iterations, and all other public transit modes in the city?
The Seattle Times
September 26, 2017, 6am PDT
A city famous for its oil money is implementing generous incentives for electric cars.
Bloomberg Technology
September 25, 2017, 1pm PDT
While Uber's ride hailing services are famously unprofitable, food delivery is quickly gaining traction for the troubled transportation network company.
The New York Times
September 25, 2017, 8am PDT
A new project is intended to forge connections between research and practice in the world of urbanism.
Public Square
September 25, 2017, 7am PDT
Kerry Cavanaugh argues that the interests of drivers are standing between California and the policies it should be pursuing.
Los Angeles Times
September 24, 2017, 9am PDT
Maglev trains are often touted for their performance in difficult conditions and their use of electric power.
En.People.Cn
September 24, 2017, 5am PDT
A new on-street parking regime comes with a royal purple color scheme in a ritzy suburb in the San Francisco Bay Area.
East Bay Times
September 23, 2017, 1pm PDT
Governor Larry Hogan's $9 Billion Highway Plan Critiqued
Streetsblog USA
September 23, 2017, 11am PDT
Washington, D.C. already has the highest percentage of commuters in the country walking and biking to work; a new bill aims to provide even more incentives to leave the car at home.
Greater Greater Washington
September 22, 2017, 8am PDT
The New York Times has a potential damning report about shortcuts taken by the New York MTA, under the leadership of Governor Andrew Cuomo, to deliver the Second Avenue Subway on its scheduled opening date at the beginning of the year.
The New York Times
September 21, 2017, 11am PDT
A 40-foot bus, dubbed the "Catalyst E2 Max," has broken the world record for longest drive on a single charge, according to manufacturer Proterra.
Quartz