Readers choose a bus stop between a high-speed road and an active freight rail line as the worst in our field of 16 sorry bus stops.
The governor who killed a $3 billion Baltimore light rail project out of faux fiscal prudence yesterday announced $9 billion in highway expansions.
Can Buford Highway, the most dangerous road in Georgia, become a walkable place for the immigrant communities that call it home?
A mass bike ride planned through social media on Sunday came to an abrupt end when NYPD set up a roadblock and arrested more than a dozen kids, in some cases causing physical harm. The police response was excessive and uncalled-for, according to one older participant, who's looking into getting permits for future rides.
As with other aspects of fare collection, New York should look to cities that have refined their proof-of-payment systems for guidance on how to handle enforcement.
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.
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.
In the wake of calls for more Black and Brown ownership of the crash prevention program, officials discussed the department's outreach efforts.
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.
On Tuesday, Streetsblog covered a talk about protected bike lanes. Ryan Russo, head of Oakland’s newly formed Department of Transportation, and Mike Sallaberry, Project Manager for SFMTA’s Livable Streets division, supported the panel’s conclusion that protected bike lanes must become the new normal for street design. But two days later, I went through MacArthur BART station and […]
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 […]
Why is Mayor Michael Hancock — who aims to end traffic deaths, decrease the city's driving trips by 23 percent, and double walking, biking, and transit trips — inviting more car traffic?
Say hello to curb-buffered bike lanes on the Union Station side between 16th and 18th streets to protect people on bikes on a hectic street where drivers typically cut them off as they pick up and drop off passengers.
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.
Eight states, California among them, filed a lawsuit this week challenging the Trump administration decision to suspend a rule that requires transportation projects to measure and report on the greenhouse gas emissions they produce.
An interview with Chuck Marohn of Strong Towns about some of California's most pressing issues around growth and development--as well as some of the promising solutions coming out of Santa Ana.
CA approved cap-and-trade spending last week - unfortunately there's a lot for electric cars and not so much for transit.
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.
Understanding the nature of Houston's sprawl is about figuring out what it really means to be urban.
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)"