Transportation

February 12, 2017, 5am PST
It all depends on one thing: How much are travelers willing to pay for a shorter trip?
City Observatory
February 11, 2017, 11am PST
Legislation proposed by San Francisco Assemblyman David Chiu would authorize a red camera pilot program to last five years and apply only to the two cities. California lacks laws permitting automated speed enforcement.
ABC KGO TV 7 - San Francisco
February 11, 2017, 7am PST
Maybe we are going to jinx the city of Seattle by bringing it up, but not everything has to be expensive and litigious.
Capitol Hill Seattle Blog
February 10, 2017, 2pm PST
City officials in Houston have shown little regard for the safety of its people when they're walking outside, argues an op-ed in the Houston Chronicle.
The Houston Chronicle
February 10, 2017, 1pm PST
Uber kicks off its 'Year of the Driver' by suing the city of Seattle for allowing its drivers to unionize.
The Verge
February 10, 2017, 10am PST
Twenty-four stations and a new dedicated bus lane have been approved in Canada's capital city.
CBC
February 10, 2017, 6am PST
Last year, Zagreb, Croatia boasted the largest number of participants in International Winter Bike to Work Day. This year it's hoping to defend its title.
Croatia Week
Feature
February 9, 2017, 2pm PST
A call for planners, policy makers, and the car industry to assertively lead the policy development in anticipation of the coming wave of autonomous vehicle technology.
William Riggs
February 9, 2017, 12pm PST
In a city that prides itself on toughing out cold, snowy winters, a bad delay from a few inches of snow is cause for anger and confusion.
Minneapolis Star Tribune
February 9, 2017, 9am PST
Elections have consequences. Per a Jan. 24 executive memo, the Army Corps of Engineers indicated that it will grant Dakota Access LLC the final permit to tunnel under the Missouri River and complete the controversial pipeline.
The Washington Post - Energy and Environment
February 9, 2017, 8am PST
A proposed bus rapid transit (BRT) route for Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles was approved in Measure M, the transportation sales tax approved by L.A. County voters in November.
Urbanize LA
February 9, 2017, 5am PST
The best city for taking transit to the airport, according to one ranking, is also known for car culture and sprawl.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 7, 2017, 2pm PST
"Sunday might have been the Super Bowl, but Saturday was Metro’s super day," reports Dug Begley.
Houston Chronicle
February 7, 2017, 1pm PST
Who thinks the Brooklyn-to-Queens (BQX) would pay for itself? Someone whose paycheck depends on it, Neil deMause argues.
The Village Voice
February 6, 2017, 7am PST
A local politician resorted to holding a bake sale to help fund free bus service for students.
The Baltimore Sun
February 6, 2017, 6am PST
Tolls on interstate highways are being pushed in Indiana as a means to increase road funding, no easy task even if a waiver is given. The bill would also increase the gas tax and charge electric vehicle owners a fee for road maintenance.
Governing
February 6, 2017, 5am PST
Oklahoma is among a number of Republican-controlled states considering gas tax legislation, particularly since it faces a budget gap of $900 million. Bills to hike the tax are expected to be proposed this month, but they face formidable challenges.
StateImpact Oklahoma
February 5, 2017, 11am PST
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (Metro) planned Gold Line extension is now scheduled to finish construction in 2025.
The San Gabriel Valley Tribune
February 5, 2017, 7am PST
As the lawmakers in Washington, D.C. prepare to gut the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, environmentalists got inspiring news from the country of Sweden.
Climate Home
February 5, 2017, 5am PST
The infamous cancellation of the Red Line, a decision made by Gov. Larry Hogan shortly after he took office, is a high-profile example of how the state's transportation decisions are short-changing people of color.
Streetsblog USA