...with some very important exceptions.
Americans are indeed driving less — up to 94 percent less in some places — as the global COVID-19 pandemic keeps people at home, but rural segments of the country are not doing their share to flatten the curve.
If you listen to no other podcast this week, check out this one with a electric car booster who sees the demise of the entire oil industry on the near horizon!
Our cartoonist gets right to the heart of the problem with the NYPD's new policy to ignore minor car crashes.
The Council Speaker said the mayor was not "smart" about his initial pilot program, which is now dead.
The coronavirus crisis show why New York's leader must move forcefully to create more space for people, a prominent urbanist argues.
Vendors across the city wonder how they will feed their families; a Street Vendor Emergency Fund aims to help
A proposal to take advantage of decreased traffic could save 6 months on Purple Line subway construction
Two years overdue, feds finally approve funding for Westside Subway section 3 - from Beverly Hills to West L.A.
During the COVID-19 outbreak, knowing how to ride safely and confidently on city streets is more important than ever.
"I take the bike path daily to work at a hospital. Now instead I have to take less safe streets."
Waiving fares bus fares and requiring rear-door boarding would reduce drivers' exposure to COVID-19. And more service is needed to prevent dangerous crowding.
Starting Wed., only 17 of Muni's 83 rail and bus lines will be running
The Bay Area is going to need huge, expensive improvements to its transit system. But it has a poor track record when it comes to getting them built on time and on budget. How can future mega projects avoid breaking the bank?
"All these decisions we have to make…they’re tradeoffs," Chavez laments. "There’s no better way to say it."
In the absence of federal leadership on how to keep pedestrians and cyclists safe during COVID19, cities are stepping up and sharing resources themselves.
The virus isn't just a public health emergency for our hospitals. It's also a public health emergency for our roads.
Hospitals are about to be overwhelmed with virus patients. Let's not strain our health care system any more — we need to reduce speed limits now.
L.A. is actually disconnecting them in some places where a lot of people are walking. Other Californian cities aren't (yet) thinking about them
Webinar will cover "How to Write a Compelling Needs Statement"
What does Caltrans mean by "Complete Streets" anyway? The answer is not easy to find
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 […]