Transportation

Feature
October 30, 2017, 5am PDT
Guest contributor Marco Anderson maps out a role for planners in preparing for an era of shared, automated, and zero-emissions mobility technology.
Marco Anderson
October 29, 2017, 9am PDT
The city of Golden, Colorado celebrated the opening of the Linking Lookout earlier in October
The Denver Post
October 27, 2017, 2pm PDT
Fewer parking spaces, more sober rides home. Sounds like a recipe for a good night out.
CityLab
October 27, 2017, 1pm PDT
The shared economy is coming to that most sacred of private properties—the garage or driveway parking spot.
Smart Cities Dive
October 27, 2017, 11am PDT
The 2017 "Bicycle Friendly State Ranking" list is here.
League of American Bicyclists
October 27, 2017, 10am PDT
All Aboard Florida's Brightline is more than a privately funded passenger rail service. The ability to develop dynamic mobility-centric urban centers of Transit Oriented Development was a significant factor in the decision to launch the service.
Modern Cities
October 27, 2017, 7am PDT
Upgrading sidewalks on the way to transit stations could make a difference in cities facing declining transit ridership.
TransitCenter
October 26, 2017, 2pm PDT
Anchorage's People Mover bus system is the latest in a string of U.S. bus systems to reroute onto a high frequency grid.
Alaska Dispatch News
October 26, 2017, 12pm PDT
All the details on the new information kiosks expected to hit Philadelphia streets—80 on Center City and University City sidewalks and 20 more in other parts of the city.
Philadelphia Inquirrer
October 26, 2017, 11am PDT
Efforts to ensure that Amtrak's Southwest Chief continues its current route through three states has united more than 20 small communities in New Mexico, Colorado, and Kansas.
The Denver Post
October 26, 2017, 9am PDT
People won't drive electric vehicles much differently than they drive gas powered vehicles. That means charging infrastructure will be needed in communities to supply electricity for many short drives.
Infrastructure USA
October 26, 2017, 7am PDT
The mobile app LaneSpotter, described as a navigation app like Waze but for cyclists, has announced eight cities as the location for a pilot launch.
St. Louis Riverfront Times
October 26, 2017, 6am PDT
Decades of activism have led to this victory for pedestrian advocates, Streetsblog NYC reports.
StreetsBlog NYC
October 25, 2017, 12pm PDT
A new study challenges the conventional wisdom regarding the superiority of light rail over bus rapid transit.
The City Fix
October 25, 2017, 11am PDT
Chances for a repeal of California's 12-cents gas tax increase have doubled in that two measures aim to qualify for the November 2018 ballot. The initiatives are opposed by the state's major business groups that usually side with Republican causes.
CALmatters
October 25, 2017, 10am PDT
A new report describes the important roles that public transit plays in rural communities and small towns, current demographic and economic trends that are increasing these demands, and examples of successful rural transit development programs.
Public Transportation’s Impact on Rural and Small Towns: A Vital Mobility Link [pdf]
October 24, 2017, 9am PDT
Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington have produced a scathing report on the inadequacies of public transit in Dallas.
D Magazine
October 24, 2017, 7am PDT
Critics of the Bus Forward plan say the it does not reflect the urgency of the need for better buses in New York City.
StreetsBlog NYC
October 24, 2017, 6am PDT
Bloomberg links the uptick in traffic fatalities throughout the United States to rising smartphone use while driving.
Bloomberg
October 24, 2017, 5am PDT
Oregon's recently approved gas tax legislation also calls for tolling of I-405 and I-5 in the Portland metro area, with the application of value or congestion pricing so peak period tolls would be higher, which have raised equity concerns.
City Observatory