Transportation

May 8, 2017, 6am PDT
The Wall Street Journal introduces "Bikelife" to the masses, showcasing an another side to bike culture.
The Wall Street Journal
May 7, 2017, 11am PDT
San Francisco's Great Highway is losing great chunks of asphalt to the ocean. A new plan intends to change that.
San Francisco Magazine
May 7, 2017, 5am PDT
Delays and slow financing have kept a Navy Pier flyover grounded, and cyclists are tired of getting hit as they bike around the construction.
The Chicago Reader
May 6, 2017, 9am PDT
Governor Jerry Brown and the California Legislature reached a historic agreement to raise the gas tax, but electric vehicle owners will now be required to pay a yearly fee, Will this impact EV sales in the US's best market?
The Planning Report
May 5, 2017, 2pm PDT
The long-awaited Q-Line opened to the public earlier today.
Detroit Free Press
May 5, 2017, 10am PDT
Bridj's bet that it could, well, bridge ride-hailing and public transit didn't pay off. Lacking new investment, the company is shutting down.
CityLab
May 4, 2017, 1pm PDT
Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) officials are optimistic that a new BART station, with connections to VTA light rail, will open ahead of schedule.
East Bay Times
Feature
May 4, 2017, 12pm PDT
Coinciding with the 101st anniversary of Jane Jacobs's birth, a documentary film showing in select theaters around the country recounts the history between Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses, and the ideas that forced their struggle.
James Brasuell
May 4, 2017, 10am PDT
In New York's subway, stations are not the only historic parts of the 113-year-old system. Essential communications infrastructure responsible for keeping the trains running belongs in a museum, explaining the cause of many recent delays.
The New York Times
May 4, 2017, 9am PDT
The disastrous state of the country's most busy transit station presents an opportunity to make big improvements.
The New York Times
May 4, 2017, 8am PDT
Dealing with a tightening budget, the Milwaukee County Transit System will eliminate free rides under the Go Pass program, which offered free transit passes for qualifying riders.
Urban Milwaukee
May 4, 2017, 7am PDT
Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver have all prioritized the design and implementation of bike infrastructure. A study of how each is implementing its goals reveals the many ways cities can decide to make healthy, active transportation a priority.
Sightline Institute
Blog post
May 3, 2017, 2pm PDT
The future, once again, isn't living up to the expectations of planners. How should long-range planning work in a world that is more suburban and more auto-oriented than a generation of planners and urbanists expected?
Steven Polzin
May 3, 2017, 10am PDT
Like so many of the president's assertions, the statement, made in a Bloomberg interview on Monday morning, could be open to interpretation, but he's gone where none of his predecessors since Bill Clinton on the issue of raising the gas tax.
The Washington Post - Wonkblog
May 3, 2017, 6am PDT
Partisan politics killed what was labeled as a bipartisan effort to increase funding for Colorado's roads by allowing voters in November to determine whether to raise the state sales tax to fund a bond measure.
The Denver Post
May 2, 2017, 12pm PDT
Los Angeles' proposed transit neighborhood plan for the Expo Line corridor includes minor changes, but nothing earth-shattering. Many of the line's stations remain underutilized.
Urbanize LA
May 1, 2017, 1pm PDT
Two class action lawsuits take New York’s inaccessible metro system to task.
New York Times
May 1, 2017, 11am PDT
Transport for London is experimenting with badges that say "Please offer me a seat" for people who wouldn't necessarily be offered seats.
BBC
May 1, 2017, 8am PDT
Even as cars and commuter planes look much like they did generations ago, big changes are coming for transportation, argues Timothy B. Lee in a piece for Vox.
Vox
April 30, 2017, 9am PDT
Zak Accuardi argues that while mobility services can enhance transit, only walkability can solve the "first and last mile" problem.
TransitCenter