5 days ago
Starbucks is launching a long-term effort to create local jobs, provide training opportunities for youth, and invest in local minority-owned businesses.
Modern Cities
5 days ago
The National Transportation Safety Board is looking for the cause of the horrific collapse of the Florida International University pedestrian bridge collapse on March 15, killing six. people. Angie Schmitt questions why a ped span was needed at all.
Streetsblog USA
6 days ago
Beginning this month, Orlando officials will temporarily test a half-mile road diet concept along Curry Ford Road. This tactical urbanism project is expected to last 4 weeks.
Modern Cities
March 17, 2018, 1pm PDT
A span built to remove the danger of crossing a busy eight-lane roadway to Florida International University became the danger itself when it collapsed five days after being dropped into place using innovative bridge-building techniques.
Miami Herald
March 14, 2018, 6am PDT
A Dutch-style "shared street" is being planned in the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami.
Modern Cities
March 12, 2018, 12pm PDT
Public bikeshare arrived in San Diego in 2014. Last month, three companies unleashed thousands of dockless bikes, cluttering sidewalks in three business districts to the chagrin of merchants who want a time-out so the city can develop regulations.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
March 6, 2018, 12pm PST
Jacksonville's transportation authority has proposed a flashy public transportation service designed around autonomous busses. The proposal does little to improve the public transit system of a growing, Sunbelt city.
Modern Cities
March 5, 2018, 12pm PST
Mills 50, just northeast of Downtown Orlando, has been reborn as the city's Main Street and has helped spur development, investment, and interest in Orlando's urban core.
Modern Cities
March 3, 2018, 11am PST
The state Legislative Analyst's Office looks at California's out-migration data. Every year since 1990, more Californians left for other than states than arrive. Which states are sending their residents here, and where are Californians fleeing to?
California Legislative Analyst's Office
March 3, 2018, 9am PST
Zagster partners with the Florida Department of Transportation for suburban bike share.
Modern Cities
February 27, 2018, 5am PST
Ride hailing reduces the need for parking services, as well as parking spaces, and parking companies are feeling the effects. New data comes from a major U.S. parking management company based in San Diego, thanks to the Union-Tribune.
San Diego Union-Tribune
February 26, 2018, 8am PST
Along US 17/92, in the northern Orange County suburbs of Orlando, suburbia is being retrofitted.
Modern Cities
February 23, 2018, 6am PST
Richard Florida provides a geographic analysis of the athlete representing the United States at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
February 21, 2018, 12pm PST
A new tool in Miami could use broader application in cities around the country (hint hint).
Miami Herald
February 6, 2018, 12pm PST
Contrary to the opinion of many, cyclists do a better job versus drivers of obeying traffic laws
February 2, 2018, 8am PST
Republicans from the Florida House of Representatives are trying to take control of the potentially thorny issue of dockles bikeshare.
January 31, 2018, 12pm PST
Poor air quality has decimated the health of residents in this predominantly black community ringed by highways.
Huffington Post
January 27, 2018, 7am PST
Autonomous vehicles replacing fixed transit may be on the minds of many in the transportation world, but that's not stopping cities from upgrading and building around their transit lines.
Modern Cities
January 25, 2018, 10am PST
Officials in Miami-Dade County are moving quickly to potentially add a half-cent surtax to the November ballot.
Miami Today
January 19, 2018, 12pm PST
After announcing the coast of almost all states would be open for oil and gas production, the Secretary of the Interior changed his mind on one after meeting with Trump’s favored candidate for Senate.
The New Yorker