France may soon pay its residents to trade their private cars for e-bikes, vehicle-share services, and even transit passes — and the move is re-igniting the conversation about unconventional ways our governments can subsidize the greenest modes of transportation.
A viral video out of California is sparking conversation about dangerous driving. But the real villain here is barely mentioned at all: a multi-lane street designed to encourage speeding,
We have met the enemy and it is the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
Mayor de Blasio — who has it much easier than his predecessor when it comes to urban amenities — should follow the bike-share playbook, says a co-host of the "War on Cars" podcast.
Activists were quick to pounce on Gutman as ill-informed and misfocused, given that the DOT should be focused solely on making roads safer, not on individual behavior.
The goal of the next step in the approval of congestion pricing is to get a FONSI ("Ayyyyyy").
"I don't have another life to give. I don't have any more breaths to take. I don't have any more hashtags. I don't have any more energy to be marching with my fist up in the air [only] to come back to the same thing," declared Khadijah Shabazz. "Right now, it needs to be all broken down, torn down, and started all over again."
LASD once again proves unwilling to cooperate in an inquest into a questionable shooting by a deputy.
Metro and Caltrans have erased hundreds of houses, apartments, and businesses - in the cities of Norwalk and Santa Fe Springs - to widen the 5 Freeway
About 80 percent of respondents who weren't riding buses and trains on a frequent basis said they planned to to return to their pre-pandemic commuting habits once worries about the coronavirus ease.
This horrifying incident has laid bare how the Illinois Department of Transportation having final say on changes to many Chicago streets makes our city more dangerous.
In the bizarro world of the the right-leaning Chicago Tribune, the lessons of the pandemic are that we should instead be putting more focus on car-based transportation.
A new report from Seamless Bay Area outlines key governance reforms that could transform Bay Area transit.
Supervisor Gordon Mar asks for the removal of slow streets near schools. Other Sunset slow streets are already disappearing. SFMTA denies it's happening.
"Why would the city continue anything less than a fully protected bike facility on any street that’s large enough for a bike lane at this point?”
When I entered the affordable housing world, one thing I didn’t count on was how many projects across Denver don’t even pass the visioning stage. There are a variety of reasons for this, mainly revolving around finances, but the one I was not counting on was…parking.
"Throughout my career as a bus advocate, I have been skeptical of curbside bus lanes. They are exceedingly easy to block. In fact, most curbside bus lanes come with a list of both illegal and legal encroachments." Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Reorientations and is republished here with the permission of the author.
Some of the most memorable racist incidents that Adrian Miller has experienced in Denver happened when he was Walking while Black.
Asm. Friedman's A.B. 1401 would allow developers to "right-size" the number of parking spaces
CAPTI sets a framework for planning transportation in a way that doesn't further destroy the environment, the economy, or the health of Californians, but some bristle at the idea of change.
The Europeans are expanding overnight intercity services. So is Amtrak on the East Coast. When will California get on board?
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 […]