A new study shows women are about half as likely to use new rail service as men — especially if they express strong concerns about safety.
A new organization want to help cities use mobility tech to break cars' stranglehold on cities.
Media tropes emphasize the victim's behavior when a driver hits a pedestrian or cyclist rather than systemic causes, a new study finds.
The governor's congestion pricing plan is a win-win-win.
Legislators are increasingly attune to the urgent need to fund and fix the city's transit system. Whether they're up to the task remains an open question.
It's the latest attack in the War on Cyclists.
Earlier today, Jasmyne Cannick alerted the South Central community to the swastikas defacing the “Our Mighty Contribution” mural gracing Crenshaw’s 7800-foot-long Great Wall. Vandals deface Black Panther mural on Crenshaw Blvd. in #SouthLA with swastikas. https://t.co/UH3NXO4TkF — Jasmyne Cannick (@Jasmyne) November 29, 2018 Even as she lamented the hate crime, hateful comments were popping up […]
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
The Tribune columnist, who famously wished a New Orleans-style storm would assault Chicago, argued that raising the state gas tax would be unfair to drivers. Here's why she's wrong again.
From Wilson station opening highs to disappearing Divvy lows, 2018 was a year to remember for Chicago transportation.
Chicago Department of Transportation commissioner Rebekah Scheinfeld has overseen the completion of several good projects during her four years on the job, including the Loop Link bus rapid transit corridor, the Bloomingdale Trail, the Chicago Riverwalk, and 100 miles of new and upgraded bike lanes. (However, it’s worth noting all of these initiatives were launched […]
Make bicycle lanes iconic, rather than just useful
Too many officials still don't get it when it comes to street safety and motorist responsibility; our streets are getting deadlier as a result
Are other 'micro transit' companies/transportation "disrupters" doomed in the long run?
Traffic fatalities increased 16 percent last year, despite a pledge from Mayor Hancock to make the roads safer.
It's an embarrassing end to a service that, just two months ago, was enthusiastically hyped as a new transit option by Denver Mayor Michael Hancock.
As Denver plans for the next 20 years, advocates for livable streets would like to see Denver design more streets for pedestrians, bikes and transit—like the 16th Street Mall. Photo: RTD.
Senator Wiener's S.B. 127 would shift Caltrans' focus to safety for everyone, not just for car drivers
But details are a bit murky
As do a fish rescue facility, a water treatment facility, seismic retrofits, a power transmission line...and a parking plaza
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 […]