Transportation

January 3, 2017, 6am PST
The Fort Worth Transportation Authority will get the federal funding assistance it needs to build the Tex Rail project.
The Dallas News
January 3, 2017, 5am PST
Three new stations on Second Avenue and an upgraded Lexington Avenue station were open for the first phase of the long-awaited subway line, an extension of the Q Line. Here are some observations of the trains and stations from The New York Times.
The New York Times
January 2, 2017, 1pm PST
A CityLab interview with Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, who served in the position since 2013 during some of the most frantic technological innovation in transportation since the dam of the age of the automobile.
CityLab
January 1, 2017, 9am PST
All good transit wonks have an opinion on proof of payment.
Wired
December 31, 2016, 7am PST
A dive into the reach of the Cincinnati Bell Connector's influence on a revitalizing urban neighborhood.
Cincinnati Business Courier
December 31, 2016, 5am PST
The U.S. Department of Transportation proposed a new rule on Dec. 13 for automakers to require vehicle-to-vehicle technology to save lives, but critics charge the radio-based technology will be obsolete when the rule takes effect in about seven years
AutoWeek
December 30, 2016, 1pm PST
The city of Cleveland knew that the Federal Transit Administration expected buses to run through Public Square. Now that there will be no buses, the FTA says there will be no grant money.
WKYC
December 30, 2016, 12pm PST
Many in the urbanism community were shocked to see the scale of the recently completed "Spaghetti Junction" in Louisville, but the tolling system that will fund the project is just as critical to consider.
City Observatory
December 30, 2016, 11am PST
The carrot at the end of a possible re-organization of the state of Georgia's regional transportation agencies would come in the shape of state funding for transit.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
December 30, 2016, 8am PST
San Francisco's red, transit-only lanes are a demonstration project. The lanes first appeared in 2013 and were supposed to last two years, with state and federal regulators to determine whether they would continue. The state evaluation began Dec. 6.
San Francisco Chronicle
December 29, 2016, 2pm PST
There will be a lot of hoopla when the Second Avenue Subway opens in Manhattan on the first day of 2017. Some writers are making sure that one important detail isn't getting lost in the celebration.
Business Insider
December 29, 2016, 1pm PST
China will spend $503 billion on high-speed rail by the beginning of the next decade.
Bloomberg
December 29, 2016, 8am PST
Denver carpool lanes are making a switch to HOV 3. Two-seater cars need not apply.
The Denver Post
December 29, 2016, 7am PST
The $223 million Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit project in San Francisco received a major cash infusion from the federal government this week.
Federal Transit Administration
December 28, 2016, 1pm PST
Cities using Uber to supplement or replace public transit may find their dependence on the service detrimental to their cities, when prices rise and alternatives aren't available.
Slate
December 28, 2016, 10am PST
The November 8 sales tax measure fell 0.37 percent short, but there's new hope from Sacramento with the reintroduction of a gas tax measure. Democrats now hold the bare supermajority in both the Assembly and Senate needed to pass tax increases.
The Tribune
December 28, 2016, 9am PST
A plan to move forward with a streetcar line in Miami Beach will have to wait while the county plans a route across the Biscayne Bay.
Miami Herald
December 28, 2016, 6am PST
A unique railway in Germany has a new look.
Deutsche Welle
December 27, 2016, 2pm PST
Whether you call it the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project, the Downtown Crossing, or the new Spaghetti Junction—call it done.
Louisville Business First
December 27, 2016, 7am PST
It's no longer just transit agencies that are trying to meet the first mile-last mile challenge—auto companies have also jumped in by offering "mobility services." And it's more profitable than selling cars!
The New York Times