Transportation

February 3, 2017, 9am PST
Stylized maps of bike routes, similar to the example set my London transit maps. This is the best kind of mashup.
CityLab
February 2, 2017, 2pm PST
Independent auditing from consulting group McKinsey found Oregon's Department of Transportation wastes too much money in cost overruns, especially on small projects that also tend to finish late.
The Oregonian
February 2, 2017, 8am PST
A controversy has erupted over a proposed vision for transit oriented mixed in a Denver suburb.
The Denver Post
February 2, 2017, 7am PST
Taking the bus might not feel as comfortable as going by car, but according to this research from Montreal, it's safer.
CityLab
February 2, 2017, 5am PST
The Congress for New Urbanism has released the latest Freeways Without Futures list, updating a list we last saw in 2014.
Streetsblog USA
February 1, 2017, 1pm PST
Two studies bear out the idea that Black people face continued discrimination in transportation. They drive cautiously to avoid discriminatory traffic enforcement, and they're less likely to get picked up by rideshare.
City Observatory
February 1, 2017, 12pm PST
Maglev high-speed rail, financed (partially) by Japan, is still under consideration for the stretch between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. It would take a princely sum to build.
Greater Greater Washington
February 1, 2017, 8am PST
Public transit around the state of Ohio gets about 1 percent of its funding from the state government, but that's not enough according to a report from Policy Matters.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
February 1, 2017, 7am PST
As heavy truck traffic is removed from the streets of Tampa's Ybor City, efforts to return the area to its place as one of West Florida's most vibrant urban neighborhoods receive a major boost.
Modern Cities
February 1, 2017, 6am PST
Elaine Chao, who served eight years as labor secretary under President George W. Bush, was confirmed on Jan. 31 as the Secretary of Transportation, on a 93-6 vote.
USA Today
January 31, 2017, 1pm PST
Chicago Department of Transportation Chief, Gabe Klein, suggests that crash hot spots should guide efforts to make streets safer.
The Chicago Reader
January 31, 2017, 12pm PST
California State Senators, Ben Allen and Scott Wiener, say California transportation funding bills don't spend enough of their budget on public transit.
The Sacramento Bee
January 31, 2017, 9am PST
The Downtown Commuter Survey saw an uptick in 'drive alones' among commuters who work in the city.
5280
January 31, 2017, 8am PST
President Trump is not the only one proposing a huge infrastructure plan—Senate Democrats have their own. The cost is the same, but financing is different. The Democrats' plan does just what Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell warned against.
The Hill
January 31, 2017, 7am PST
Montgomery County has been considering a Bus Rapid Transit System for close to a decade, a study released this year details the improvements the system promises to bring.
Greater Greater Washington
January 31, 2017, 6am PST
A new tunnel moving east under the Sir John A. Parkway gets approval from National Capital Commission.
Metro News
January 30, 2017, 2pm PST
Daniel Kay Hertz argues that, besides improving service, a little signage could save the city of Chicago billions of dollars in service expansion costs.
Chicago Magazine
January 30, 2017, 9am PST
A call to action to change the paradigm of planning and development to better serve an aging nation.
The New York Times
January 30, 2017, 7am PST
Governor Andrew Cuomo, continuing a spree of infrastructure related initiatives, has proposed legislation that would expand his oversight of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Politico New York
January 30, 2017, 6am PST
Street Road, a thoroughfare cutting through the Philadelphia suburb of Bensalem, is a public safety disaster. PennDOT is investing in safety along the road, but locals say much more needs to be done.
The Philadelphia Inquirer