Planners need to pay special attention to pedestrian safety by discount stores and fast food restaurants, according to new research on crashes.
Despite their growing diversity, suburban dwellers share a dependence on cars that makes them resistant to attempts at urbanization.
The city plans to add 2 percent of street space in the central city for bus and bike lanes, increasing carrying capacity 60 percent.
Uber and Lyft basically require cabbies to be on their phones all day — so why isn't the NYPD battling this known safety scourge?
One day after 150 pro-parking cranks rallied in Sunnyside to protest safer roadways in their neighborhood, Streetfilms auteur Clarence Eckerson Jr. posted a counterpoint: the city's Safer Skillman plan in action.
The state's overbuilt response to last year's vehicular terrorist attack on the West Side Greenway has made the nation's most popular bike path nearly impassible during snow storms like the one on Thursday.
Given the role public investment can have in reshaping marginalized communities, what responsibilities does Metro have as an entity that seeks to tell stories about the places it moves people through?
For black stakeholders eager to shed the despised "Death Alley" label and address the damage rooted in segregationist policies, the stakes feel especially high
StreetFilms and TransitCenter explore L.A. transit successes and issues, and question what is needed to make transit better serve the county's future
The report also underscores the importance of getting the business community to support more funding for public transportation.
Women and gender-nonconforming folks shared advice on simple ways guys can help make public space safer, more comfortable, and less annoying.
Advocates and experts say theyre optimistic that the Pritzker administration will create a new revenue source for transportation infrastructure.
Families urge city leaders to say "crash" not "accident" at this year's World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
Lots of news items on this Friday. First, the smoky conditions show no signs of abating, so another reminder to use a mask and be careful out there. Along those lines: Transit Agencies Offer Free Service: To help people avoid long, strenuous walks or bike rides in this toxic air, Mayor Breed has instructed Muni […]
After a contentious vote, board approves a bike share location near but not at train station
Today is my last day at Streetsblog Denver.
The Colorado Department of Transportation turns its attention to Denver's other interstate now that a wider I-70 through minority neighborhoods is en route.
Drivers ended the lives of three people walking in Denver between September 24 and October 1, making it the deadliest eight-day span for pedestrians all year.
Huge banner ads in the LA Times and other outlets proclaim that “unelected state regulators” are circumventing the law and raising gas prices
Why aren't more school districts thinking about these issues? And why is it taking so long?
$395 million is available from cap-and-trade for affordable housing near transit, plus bike, pedestrian, transit projects
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 […]