Transportation

April 6, 2017, 10am PDT
Slow turn boxes, also known as neckdowns or curb extensions, have been popping up all over New York City as part of an ongoing pilot project.
StreetsBlog NYC
April 6, 2017, 9am PDT
Planning and construction for the new Amtrak Gateway tunnels unders the Hudson River and the next phase of the Second Avenue Subway could grind to a halt under President Trump's proposed budget that substantially cuts capital grants programs.
The New York Times
April 6, 2017, 6am PDT
A revised plan to extend the MBTA's Green Line light rail line into Somerville and Medford required approval from the state (approved last May) and the Federal Transit Authority (approved this week).
The Boston Globe
April 6, 2017, 5am PDT
The advent of sprawl coincided with a move toward earlier school start times, prompted by a need to coordinate complicated bussing. If students could walk to school, the problem might disappear.
CityLab
April 5, 2017, 1pm PDT
As the economy has improved, fewer people are looking for employment as school bus drivers. When fewer buses are available, more students drive to school, brining unwanted environmental risks along for the ride.
The Wall Street Journal
April 5, 2017, 10am PDT
A district judge has thrown out a lawsuit challenging local authority to approve an under-construction bus rapid transit project in Utah.
The Salt Lake Tribune
April 4, 2017, 2pm PDT
Devolution—or the end of federal funding for local or regional transit projects—is back on the table, thanks to the Trump Administration. Articles in two prominent media outlets debate the idea.
The Overhead Wire
April 4, 2017, 1pm PDT
March was a momentous month for the Central Access Philadelphia (CAP) project. The project would build cap over I-95 at Penn's Landing, among other improvements.
Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
April 4, 2017, 11am PDT
With the high cost of land and housing in most major cities, why don't we just make the hundreds of "walkable" small towns in the United States more desirable places to live for average earners?
Shelterforce/Rooflines
April 4, 2017, 10am PDT
While Atlanta gets ready for new transit service, its suburbs may not be so lucky.
Curbed Atlanta
April 4, 2017, 9am PDT
In the aftermath of the Measure S vote, members of the Los Angeles City Council have responded by pushing for expediting community plan updates and finding a sustainable source of funding for updating the region's plans.
The Planning Report
April 4, 2017, 6am PDT
Streetsblog tells the story of how a Toledo resident got involved in complete streets activism in her community.
Streetsblog USA
April 4, 2017, 5am PDT
D.C. advocates are celebrating the mayor's support of several new bus investments.
Greater Greater Washington
April 3, 2017, 12pm PDT
Revised transportation funding legislation is needed to meet California's ballooning infrastructure deficit, but it needs a supermajority to pass, and it contains a fatal flaw for clean air activists.
Streetsblog California
April 3, 2017, 10am PDT
America's tech capital might be great at innovation, but innovation in bike transportation hasn't been a priority. Perhaps that's starting to change.
Next City
April 3, 2017, 6am PDT
N.J. Gov. Chris Christie was never charged in the scandal that shut down access to the nation's busiest bridge for three days in September 2013 for political retribution. His aide and an appointment to the Port Authority were sentenced to prison.
The New York Times
April 3, 2017, 5am PDT
A new tool from the Department of Transportation maps all the noise created by traffic nationwide.
The Architect's Newspaper
April 2, 2017, 5am PDT
Two widely cited University of Michigan transportation researchers urge consumers to drive more fuel efficient vehicles to reduce their own carbon emissions as President Trump works to relax vehicle fuel economy standards.
The New York Times
March 31, 2017, 1pm PDT
As the Los Angeles metro area expands its transit options, transit-oriented development is following suit. In some neighborhoods, lower-income residents are being displaced.
UCLA Magazine
March 31, 2017, 11am PDT
A sad day for bikeshare.
The Seattle Times