Transit can raise ridership and better service while avoiding regressive fare hikes, experts say.
Let's hear how Sound Transit does it.
Poetic justice: People who drive end up being exposed to more pollution from their cars than people who ride bikes or walk, a new report found.
"I said there are some streets where perhaps, if we are expanding bikes in some streets, we might want to say on a very heavily industrial block, we're not gonna have bike riders," the legislator said, before following up with: "We're not banning bikes."
A maximum of three haulers will be able to pick up commercial waste in any given neighborhood zone, ending the current free-for-all with as many as 50 private carting companies racing through the streets.
DOT's chief accessibility specialist on the challenges and successes of inclusion.
With free rides and $1.75 million Metro subsidy the pilot is serves about a third of the ridership a low-performing bus route. Per ride cost is well over $20.
Thanks to a Climate Resolve lawsuit, Caltrans has agreed to halt work on the Metro-funded High Desert Corridor freeway
Metro's new report lays the groundwork for Metro efforts to improve women riders' experience via an upcoming Gender Action Plan.
Thanks in part to Streetsblog's advocacy on the issue, Alderman Reilly never followed through on his threat to ban cycling on the promenade, and the city is looking at ways to accommodate biking. Now the no biking signs need to come down.
While the new advisory focuses on parking in fire lanes and emergency exits, as well as parking placard abuse, the IG's office says it's also interested in sidewalk, crosswalk, and bike lane violations.
The author of "Effective Cycling" and founder of the vehicular cycling movement still insists, despite all evidence to the contrary, that bikeways makes cyclists less safe.
Tuesday is the big vote at SFMTA to get private cars off of San Francisco's main thoroughfare. Advocates want all hands on deck.
Support the "San Francisco, California, Proposition D, Ride-Share Business Tax to Fund Muni, Pedestrian, and Bicycle Services and Infrastructure" measure.
Streetsblog Participates in Panel at KALW Radio
"We all need to do the seemingly impossible,” said 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg at a climate strike in Denver today.
Greenhouse gas emissions from autos increased 102 percent in the Denver Metro over 1990 levels. The news comes one day before 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg will lead a Fridays for Future Strike in Denver.
A city council member used the annual Walk to School Day photo op to demand that the city do more to protect kids when the best it could do was install a crosswalk 20 months after a child was hit in front of the Escalante-Biggs Academy in Montbello.
Even with all the policies on cleaner fuels, increases in driving are increasing emissions
If Newsom vetoes the Complete Streets Bill, he will need to explain why. Many bills are waiting, and many have been signed into law.
A.B. 1197 makes Los Angeles emergency homeless shelters and supportive housing projects exempt from California Environmental Quality Act
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 […]