They say it's about fire safety. But people are dying in the streets.
Don't let anyone tell you a healthier economy is inextricably linked to more driving.
It's not a coincidence that bicycling remains dangerous in our helmet-obsessed safety culture.
Cuomo's team seems to be serious about congestion pricing, but every time there’s a chance to commit to a concrete policy, they don’t.
Unless DOT and the MTA carve out street space for the most spatially efficient modes of travel, the impending L train shutdown is going to unleash a traffic tsunami on the neighborhoods around 14th Street. Just try telling that to the West Village residents who turned up at open house on the agencies' L train shutdown plans last night.
NYC buses are still slowing down and ridership is in free fall, but Mayor de Blasio hasn't picked up the pace of projects that improve bus service.
A nine-month rent strike comes to a close when tenants successfully negotiate new terms with owner B.J. Turner
At the Flower Street 10 Freeway on-ramp, Metro has a new gate arm designed to keep cars from turning in front of trains
There is no way forward without a genuine reckoning with the costs that structures empowered to hold blackness at bay continue to exact from people of color.
The advertisements, from a public-private agency created by anti-transit governor Scott Walker, assume that millennials would rather drive than ride a train. Young straphangers say that's not the case.
Benefits of increased cooperation could include fare integration and an alternative to the costly Red Line extension.
It's great that the design calls for pedestrianizing Cornell Drive, but the city plans to create more capacity than ever, which will only encourage more driving.
A switch fault Wednesday left thousands of Muni customers delayed and peeved.
Michael Crehan has been a firefighter in San Francisco for five and a half years. He’s based at Haight-Ashbury Station Number 12. And unlike most firefighters, he lives in the city and bikes to work. He is also a long-time member of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition. Streetsblog first connected with Crehan after he tweeted […]
Note: GJEL Accident Attorneys regularly sponsors coverage on Streetsblog San Francisco and Streetsblog California. Unless noted in the story, GJEL Accident Attorneys is not consulted for the content or editorial direction of the sponsored content. Market Street hasn’t been overhauled in 45 years, explained Simon Bertrang, Project Manager for the Better Market Street plan at San Francisco Public Works, […]
The auto industry probably loves Colorado’s enthusiastic embrace of automated vehicles. But if decision-makers bet on robo-cars as a transportation panacea, to the exclusion of proven urban transportation solutions, they risk repeating past mistakes that hollowed out urban centers and deepened our dependence on cars. We can make our city streets safer and more efficient today […]
Common sense prevails over attempt to outlaw speed cameras and red light cameras.
The measures would raise the state sales tax, with 40 percent of revenue reserved for cities and counties, and 15 percent for transit, biking, and walking.
Self-driving cars won't happen over night, but it's time to plan for them in a way that makes sense.
The LAO recommends focusing highway money on maintenance, not major upgrades, because of economic reasons. But there are other reasons to stop investing in highway capacity projects.
Bike riders are vulnerable road users, exposed to a variety of dangers, but the dangers imposed by pollution are not usually taken into account when planning bike routes.
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 […]