New research shows two reverse-commute bus routes are providing a vital link for low-income neighborhoods. But the state may stop funding them.
In an excerpt from his new book, Walkable City Rules, Jeff Speck says centerline stripes don't belong on residential streets.
Federal officials are failing to protect pedestrians — and, in fact, err on the side of drivers and even blame walkers for a pedestrian death toll has increased 50 percent in just eight years, advocates say.
That's a disappointing message to get when the city (and Streetsblog!) is trying to reduce driving.
Madrid, like London before it, leads the way.
It's either game-changing...or greenwashing.
StreetFilms and TransitCenter explore L.A. transit successes and issues, and question what is needed to make transit better serve the county's future
Mayor Garcetti touted L.A.'s "transportation renaissance" while demonstrators criticized the Mayor's lack of progress on Vision Zero
“Finally, we get a brief and somewhat dark look at how Super Kind handles peddlers hawking their wares (in this case a knockoff of her own shtick), called ‘Supernice and Rude Boi.’” So reads the AdWeek post celebrating Metro Los Angeles’ release of three new Public Service Announcements aimed at teaching transit etiquette. In the […]
The new greenways feature an unusual raised bike lane section, pedestrian improvements, and some walk signals that are accessible to people with visual impairments.
The car-pedestrian crashes included 48 cases with incapacitating injuries, but there have been no media reports of serious bike/ped crashes in the ward. So why is Alderman Reilly focused on banning bikes on the riverwalk?
When urban streets are designed to facilitate driving at unsafe speeds, deadly and life-changing crashes are a predictable outcome.
Scooters, e-bikes, art, trees and more at the last Sunday Streets of 2018
A few short round-up stories on bicycling, scooters and road safety to start out your weekend. San Francisco is Second Best for Bicycling Nobody would ever accuse Streetsblog of holding back on criticisms of San Francisco’s bicycling infrastructure. That said, it’s nice to remember that if you like to get around by pedaling, it’s hard […]
The TI Pass could be the start of a modern fare zone system for the region... if executives and bureaucrats seize the opportunity
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.
Los Angeles is notably absent
The Board will encourage its underutilized parking lots to be developed for affordable housing, accepting recommendations from a recent report by CirculateSD
Mr. L's story shows how ineffective and harmful just handing out tickets to bike riders can be
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 […]