Hundreds of school children must cross Tampa's dangerous Bay to Bay Boulevard daily. Why is the mayor standing in the way of a safer street?
But the IRS might let big companies wriggle out of it. You can comment until Feb. 22.
A new Brookings report says U.S. highway conditions have been improving every year for more than a decade, according to the Federal Highway Administration's own accounting.
The MTA confirmed its service plans for the overnight and weekend work that will take the place of the canceled L-train shutdown — and they're as bad as Streetsblog predicted.
Reasonable people raise objections to congestion pricing. But they can be easily addressed.
Wilfred Chan, 27, a former delivery worker, gives a succinct takedown of the mayor's progressive vision, which has resulted in the abuse of hundreds of workers. It's just three minutes and well worth your time.
Crenshaw turns "insult into opportunity” to reclaim space for the celebration of Black life, culture, and contributions via a 1.3-mile-long open-air "People's Museum"
For 2028 Olympics project acceleration to foster equity, don't speed up highway projects. Instead focus on improving the bus system.
Youth BKoB inspired to join in the parade years ago now serve as inspiration for the next generation
A CDOT rep says that the department's goal of getting the project in Chicago's regional plan is merely to facilitate the environmental review process.
Admonishing pedestrians to not use cell phones and wear reflective material is easier than actually taking steps to make them safer.
Feast your eyes on this map of 100+ taco joints within walking distance of 'L' station's, celebrating Chicago's status as the U.S. capital for transit and taco satisfaction.
HSR trains can immediately through-run to Bay Area and Sacramento on existing tracks
Fatuous headlines abound after Newsom's confusing State of the State speech
New study looks at why women are not nearly at parity in transportation--and how to fix it.
A Denver suburb has just approved a controversial safety plan that will allow cyclists to slow-roll through stops signs — a practice that studies show keeps cyclists safer than coming to a full stop. Bicycle advocates hope that other cities — including Denver — will soon follow Thornton’s lead.
Celebrate the teachers — endanger everyone else. Denver City Councilman Albus Brooks wanted to cheer on public school teachers as they returned to work on Thursday, but chose to celebrate in a way that risked the lives of his neighbors: he videotaped himself as he was driving.
Janette Sadik-Khan, who will be the keynote speaker at Bicycle Colorado’s Moving People Forward conference tomorrow, transformed New York’s streets with dramatic pedestrian improvements, 400 miles of new bike lanes and the repurposing of 60 asphalt plazas into park-like places when she was the New York City transportation commissioner under former Mayor Mike Bloomberg. In […]
The money will fund a bike lending library and community-led planning on bike-share deployment and affordable transportation options in East Oakland
But he did NOT say he was abandoning the entire project
It depends on who you are--and whether government policy gets out ahead of the technology
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 […]