Police and local reporters rushed to blame a 14-year-old girl who was struck by a speeding driver in a marked crosswalk.
Both bus stops vying for the championship put bus riders between a highway and active freight railroad tracks.
Walsh seems to have reached a conclusion without fairly assessing the program and trying to make it work.
You may see kids taking advantage of safety in numbers to have some fun on city streets over the weekend. NYPD sees a criminal offense.
The practice undermines the purpose of transit-only lanes, and the city has loosened bus lane camera enforcement to accommodate it.
The Regional Plan Association has mapped out a 1,625-mile network of biking and walking trails, including a car-free Broadway and a bike path on the Verrazano Bridge.
Is your cyclist multi-tool a weapon?
The family is afraid that a full accounting is a long ways off. Detectives told them that they may not have an answer or see the video of the incident until the investigation is complete - six months to a year from now.
In the coming years, the central Glendale Narrows stretch of the L.A. River will see three new bridges shared by pedestrians, cyclists, and, on one, equestrians.
Check out these aerial photos Steven took this evening of the complete streets makeover of the Wicker Park intersection.
The changes make this hectic six-way safer, better organized, and more pleasant for the many people who pass through on foot and bike each day.
Cofounder Oboi Reed elaborates on Vision Zero rollout issues, and argues that if Black and Brown residents advocate for safer street designs, their aldermen will support them.
At this morning’s meeting of the Government Audit and Oversight Committee, four of San Francisco’s Supervisors made it clear they want to give money directly to businesses that are taking losses because of the city’s many ongoing construction projects. “Small businesses are feeling squeezed on every side. Small businesses are already struggling to keep up […]
Urban planners, at least when it comes to bikeway design, are still trying to undo the damage caused by vehicular cyclists in the 1970s and 80s, explained Bill Schultheiss, a traffic engineer who specializes in bike design and a member of the Bicycle Technical Committee and the Pedestrian Task Force of the National Committee on Uniform […]
There was a bit of a dust-up late Friday on Twitter when the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition called out Caltrans over “public service” announcements that blame our most vulnerable road users for their own deaths and injuries. .@caltranshq, you ought to be ashamed of yourselves for this counterproductive victim-blaming. https://t.co/0RGSYmUGds — SF Bicycle Coalition (@sfbike) […]
The Hancock administration is working on big plans to expand and improve the city's bus and train network with its Denveright planning initiative. One of the key questions going forward is how to pay for these upgrades.
The Colorado Department of Transportation should not be allowed to widen I-70 before the courts have ruled on the project, say advocates fighting the highway expansion, and they have a new piece of evidence to bolster their legal case.
Mayor Michael Hancock says he wants 30 percent of all commutes done by walking, biking, or transit by 2030. According to the new estimates, those commuters comprise just 13 percent of the city's commuting public.
CA approved cap-and-trade spending last week - unfortunately there's a lot for electric cars and not so much for transit.
Park(ing) Day is a grass-roots event wherein people turn street parking spaces into something more useful and fun than car storage. Herein some photos of people enjoying the street.
GreenTRIP connect is an easy-to-use tool that allows anyone to quickly compare the effectiveness and cost of different strategies to reduce car trips, such as offering transit passes or car-share to residents, or separating out the cost of parking spots from rent. TransForm honored its early adopters.
Did we really end up with a stadium design in Downtown Atlanta that anticipates most attendees arriving by car?
I’m going to sound like an awful person here: the laying down of pavement on new portions of the Beltline is losing some luster for me.
NC State helped launch a private installation of LimeBike a few weeks ago and recently, the citrus-colored bicycles have been spotted around downtown Raleigh. I couldn't help myself.
In the 2013 book "Resilience in Ecology and Urban Design" Kelly Shannon of the Oslo School of Architecture defines resilient cities as those that “bend from harm.”
Cleveland is updating its 2013 Carbon Action Plan this year, convening a group of 50 stakeholders to share ideas on improving the reach and impact of the existing plan.
How can Cleveland make meaningful strides in reducing carbon emissions in order to meet the goals set in the Paris Climate Accord?
At the rally for the Rock Island Trail held on the steps of the Missouri State Capitol, we saw powerful evidence of the importance of the trail to Rock Island communities across the heart of Missouri.
Since St. Louis, and the region by extension, does the opposite of what NACTO recommends, we could benefit greatly if the city joined — and followed their lead. But I doubt the traffic engineers in the Streets Dept and the like-minded engineers at the Board of Public Service are willing to change the way things have always been done.
The new design is substantially different, it has 3 times as many bus bays. First we have to get to it.
One million cars were flooded during Harvey. One campaign sees bikes as part of the solution.
Traffic congestion costs the people of Texas over $14 billion a year in terms of lost time on the freeways, according to our tabulation of the Texas Transportation Institute’s 2015 Urban Mobility Scorecard. Most Texas elected officials have supported dramatic moves to fund road projects attempting to address this issue. The people of Texas voted … Continue reading "How much do traffic crashes cost the people of Texas? (A: $162 Billion)"
As we begin to understand the extent of damage and start picking up the pieces from Harvey's devastation, we need to think of how we should rebuild.