Transportation

September 13, 2017, 8am PDT
Metro Map Maker allows users to add, alter, and erase pieces of the WMATA system—or redraw it from scratch.
DCist
September 13, 2017, 7am PDT
Electric vehicles (EVs) have a bright future in the world's most populous nation and largest auto market, unlike those powered by oil. That was a ministry chief's message at an auto forum on Saturday.
Bloomberg News
September 13, 2017, 6am PDT
A downward trend in deaths from car crashes reversed sharply in 2015. Many blamed cell phones and the distractions they can cause, but a recent study complicates that hypothesis.
Minneapolis Post
September 12, 2017, 2pm PDT
A study examines whether and why bicyclists break traffic laws to shed light on how rational those laws really are.
The Washington Post
September 11, 2017, 11am PDT
A one-woman crusade in San Jose, California has derailed transportation spending enabled by the voter approved funding package of Measure B.
The Mercury News
Blog post
September 11, 2017, 7am PDT
Critics often use fallacious arguments and inaccurate evidence to attack public transit and Transit Oriented Development. Here are suggestions for responding to their false claims.
Todd Litman
September 10, 2017, 1pm PDT
In a controversy that recalls the ongoing debate about "free range children," B.C.'s Ministry of Children and Family Development is telling one family that their kids aren't old enough to ride the bus alone.
CTV News Vancouver
September 10, 2017, 11am PDT
Parking enforcement looks the other way when residents of South Philly park in the median of Broad Street. Not even a lawsuit can change that.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
September 8, 2017, 10am PDT
Faced with an uptick in roadway fatalities, Oregon is looking at how to increase safety. But it's concentrating on highways while arterials actually account for the region's most severe crashes.
City Observatory
September 8, 2017, 6am PDT
Columbus has spent the first year since its selection as the $50 million Smart Cities Challenge grant recipient devoted to planning and research. The grant has also proven a very enticing fundraising tool.
Columbus Business First
September 7, 2017, 2pm PDT
The Ford Motor Company picks a side in the traffic safety debate.
Ford
September 7, 2017, 12pm PDT
A Better Block installation took over the streets of Kenmoore in Akron, Ohio last weekend.
Akron Beacon Journal
September 7, 2017, 7am PDT
Soon there could be a second cable-stayed bridge connecting Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Canada, running alongside the existing Ambassador Bridge and owned by the same private entity.
Detroit Free Press
September 6, 2017, 12pm PDT
Bikeshare has been a breeze, for the most part, in Washington, D.C. But the District Department of Transportation is making room for innovation anyways.
WAMU
September 6, 2017, 10am PDT
Pedestrian blaming won't make pedestrians any safer, but cities are trying it anyways.
Streetsblog USA
September 6, 2017, 8am PDT
The Governors Highway Safety Association, in partnership with State Farm Insurance, has released surprising data about bike safety.
Seattle Transit Blog
September 5, 2017, 10am PDT
There's an economic cost for making pedestrians wait at stoplights, according to a new study.
Aukland Now
September 5, 2017, 6am PDT
Uber Movement makes publicly available data for two billion trips taken on the transportation network company. Uber says the data should benefit urban planners.
TechCrunch
September 4, 2017, 11am PDT
Protestors are placing their bodies between bike paths and car traffic to make a point about transportation planning.
CityLab
September 2, 2017, 11am PDT
The variables in public transit service have never been so brightly and kinetically illustrated.
Mapzen