The Democratic contender's climate plan calls for $300 billion in new transit funding and $600 billion for high-speed rail. But it's not great on highways.
The divisive county executive who singlehandedly held back bus funding has died.
Let's talk farm policy with Dan Imhoff! Why? Because agriculture policy plays a huge role in how city dwellers get their food — which affects a lot of other things.
State lawmakers are making it easier for bad drivers to get licenses by allowing student drivers to take a questionable online safety course rather than the previously mandated five-hour, instructor-taught classroom session.
Reports of the demise of the Department of Transportation's residential loading zone program have been greatly exaggerated.
We must amend our land-use, zoning, and on-street-parking policies to eliminate spaces and curtail their creation — fostering a vision of a life centered around people, not cars.
"I swore to tell the world if I made it out/The truth about these L.A. streets and all what they about"
VMT puts the E back into CEQA.
The effort to push Hussle off the corner of Crenshaw and Slauson is nothing new, but the timing couldn't be worse.
The new corridor's launch had a few rough spots, but it's still a nice upgrade for Northwest Side commuters.
Reckless driving is an exponentially bigger threat, but a person with a disability's stories of being struck by sidewalk riders is a reminder that bike-pedestrian crashes are no laughing matter either.
As climate change progresses, all rapid transit systems will have to figure out how to keep overheated tracks from delaying trains and maintain non-sweltering temperatures inside stations.
Emeryville Councilmember John Bauters rendered assistance to a man who was hit in a crosswalk by a motorist in a pickup truck. He vows to redouble efforts for safety.
Much of it is already rideable. Workers say it'll be soft opening as early as this weekend.
Streetsblog sat down with Women of the TransitCenter Mentorship Program to talk about diversity and how it is reflected in infrastructure and transit planning
A vision for the 5280 Trail, a “linear park" that could one day form a five-mile loop around downtown Denver, was unveiled yesterday. It would transform streets into tree-lined places for plazas, playgrounds and public art — while creating a low-stress place for people to stroll and ride bikes to, from and within downtown.
As traffic fatalities skyrocket, a new region-wide Vision Zero program aims to help cities and counties within the Denver Metro improve street safety.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock will lower speed limits and make temporary street safety upgrades happen fast in several parts of Denver. And as traffic fatalities rise sharply, those fighting the city as it works to install bike lanes should stand down, he said at a press conference this morning.
Senator Wiener kept it short: Caltrans should be embarrassed about the cost estimate it provided on this bill.
Department of Finance analysis says safe streets for all are too expensive. Also that they're already being made safer (do you feel safer?). So, which is it? Both can't be true.
Streetsblog receives a matrix of responses to its critique of the 23rd and 29th Avenue over-crossings in Oakland
A commenter on a recent post of mine mentioned a couple of pretty common criticisms about expectations for growth in cycling and transit in Atlanta.
How can we stop design and planning mistakes from damaging our city? Part 2 in a series of illustrated essays on urban design.
There is a way to get to the Braves stadium by using Cobb County’s transit service. But that service is nowhere near as extensive as MARTA and doesn’t meet the needs of the people who live in suburban poverty.
The past year has been eventful, to say least, for public transit in Northeast Ohio.
We’re officially in the middle of the holiday season, which can only mean one thing – that’s right, the 5-year American Community Survey (ACS) data for 2016 came out last week.
Four candidates will be interviewed to be the next CEO of the Central Ohio Transit Authority.
If you haven’t yet heard of Great Rivers Greenway (GRG) or specifically the Chouteau Greenway, you’re missing out on one of the most exciting developments planned in St. Louis.
Former St. Louis treasurer Larry Williams reminds me of a small town version of New York's Robert Moses (1888-1981), using the state legislature to give him money and power while also remaining free of oversight.
How much do people in Missouri bicycle? Is the amount of bicycling in Missouri growing? How to Missouri communities compare with other U.S. cities and with major cities of the world?
Not every tower in downtown Austin looks exactly the same, but there is one defining characteristic that describes almost all of them: parking. Most towers rest on top of what they call in the industry a parking plinth, the tower base where folks store their cars.
Irascible, ornery, unconventional, Pedestrian Pete pushed Houston to be better and embrace walkable urbanism.
Rendering of New Hope Housing project on Harrisburg. Courtesy: GSMA.The urban ambitions of our government leaders — so easy to dismiss in the past as nice words with no budget — may get a serious infusion of funds because of Harvey. The Texas delegation that Governor Abbott took to Washington D.C. lobbied for $61 billion beyond what the state already expects to receive from […]