A 15-mile highway extension would bring sprawl to the edge of the Everglades and drain resources that could be used for transit.
This week's guest is Odetta MacLeish White of the TransFormation Alliance in Atlanta. Tune in for a lively discussion about displacement pressures along the BeltLine, the history of segregation in planning, and big changes in advocacy and equity in the Atlanta region.
Bus travel times dropped 20 to 25 percent during the morning rush thanks to the Washington Street bus lane, the city reports.
After years of limited public access, the Park Row project will improve north-south bike trips under the Brooklyn Bridge, and will link the bridge and Chinatown.
The topline numbers scream for congestion pricing and the rapid implementation of NYCT chief Andy Byford's Fast Forward transit plan.
Blame the punishing economics of running a kosher meat emporium in 2018, not the Queens Boulevard bike lane.
"There is no human language to describe the pain."
At the Watts Gang Task Force meeting Monday morning in Watts, Councilmember Joe Buscaino announced that he had finally secured the necessary $925,000 in funds and a location for a combination skate and BMX bike park that the community has been waiting for for at least a decade. [If you can’t see the video, click here.] […]
New LADOT safety improvements at 4th and Hill help drivers make legal, safer left turns
The list includes several miles of neighborhood greenways
A police rep had previously denied that bike citations were a pretense for stop-and-frisk.
The suburb converted a road median and excess travel lanes to an attractive new plaza, and more improvements are in the works.
It was a tough race, but yesterday candidate Mark Leno finally conceded to London Breed. “As mayor, I will create more housing and help those struggling with homelessness, drug addiction, and mental illness get the support and services they need,” wrote Breed in a tweet about her victory. Speaking of housing, nobody in the urbanist/safe and […]
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. San Francisco has purchased its first three ‘Vision Zero’ street sweepers. These new sweepers, as pictured above, are smaller than normal and […]
When Caltrain finishes modernizing, there may be even fewer places for bike storage.
The rules are still in development, but the city says companies will be able to apply for permits on June 29.
Streetsblog readers from all over the country hijacked CDOT's #SafetyStartsWithAllOfUs hashtag on Twitter, overwhelming the stale, refuted message that people walking and biking somehow bear the same responsibility on public as people operating multi-ton killing machines while surfing the internet.
If Denver City Council and Mayor Michael Hancock gave firm directives to improve walking, biking, and transit, Denver Public Works would have to listen.
It never hurts to see more people on bikes, wearing whatever they want, including dress clothes.
OCTA plans to improve its transit service--but also to widen roads in the name of "congestion relief."
Cities around the state are trying to figure out how to regulate e-scooters, and a state bill aims for consistent basic safety rules.
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 […]