Protected bike lanes. Protected intersections. They're all included in the draft version of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials' new engineering manual.
The City Council gave the go-ahead yesterday for a more walkable, more affordable city center.
This week we're talking about Denver's Union Station project.
The video of Dave Lewis killing the bike rider is chilling and should make every New Yorker livid.
More evidence that bus driver Dave Lewis is to blame for the crash that killed a Citi Bike rider last year.
This happens every year, but no one will explain why.
Leasing applications are generally treated with more care than concert tickets that go to the first ten callers that happen to be listening in. Not this time.
The federal government finally OK-ed L.A. Metro to proceed with construction of the $1.3B Westside Purple Line extension section 3.
Before the connection cuts, I hear the plea underlying the panic that pushed him to this point: "Officer, I don't have nowhere else to go."
Sensible, humane labor, housing, health, and education policies and efficient, democratic transportation systems go hand-in-hand.
Grimshaw discussed her unorthodox career path, what she learned from working for Harold Washington, why the Transit Future campaign is currently stalled, and much more.
The quarterly Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Council meeting is usually a tightly scheduled show-and-tell, with staff from the Chicago Department of Transportation and other city agencies giving presentations on what they’re doing to improve cycling. But after a particularly bad week for biking in the Chicago area, last Wednesday CDOT threw out the script and opened […]
A visit to Skip's warehouse, one of the two companies that will be back in S.F., Oct. 15
Howard Street claimed another victim late Tuesday night. Hoodline reports a 65-year-old pedestrian was killed by a hit-and-run driver at the intersection of Howard and 9th. Streetsblog has calls out for details and will update this post accordingly. And last Thursday a cyclist named Russell Franklin was killed at the intersection of Howard and South […]
SF Transit Riders hears from the six candidates for BART Board District 8, San Francisco
My time heading this organization has been intensely rewarding, and I'll be sad to leave when I do. Stay tuned for a sappy goodbye post. For now I'd like to focus on finding the right person to write the next chapter of Streetsblog Denver.
The elected RTD Board of Directors approved a new fare structure Tuesday by a vote of 10 to 5, and things will get harder before they get easier for less priveledged residents.
The share of people who drove alone to and from work in Denver fell slightly in 2017, according to new estimates from the United States Census Bureau's American Community Survey, while the percentage of people who walked, biked, and rode transit barely budged.
Circulate SD's latest weapon in the battle for safe streets: comic book here Captain VZ, for “Vision Zero."
Also: Lime appeals San Francisco pilot program decision, Bird reaches milestone--and what about those e-scooter dangers?
California will begin regulating emissions from ride-hail companies, sometime, soonish--and give them credit for bike-miles driven. Governor Brown signed that and several other livability bills.
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 […]