It costs less to insure an SUV, despite its role in the pedestrian death crisis. And drunk drivers barely pay more for insurance (why can they even get insurance again?).
Are we going to live in a world where nothing moves unless Amazon or Google, gets a piece of the action?
For more than 20 years, U.S. car-sharing services have failed to deliver on the promise of reducing private vehicle ownership at large scale — but an innovative new business model rolling out on the streets of Minneapolis and St. Paul soon may give the industry the jolt it needs.
Another clarion call from our national treasure editorial cartoonist.
Vision Zero Conference panel says 'amenities' are coming — and drivers will pay for space.
Here's an article to clip and save for the days after Nov. 3.
Metro's Board sends a strong rebuke to Metro's Highway Program
Downey resident Alexandria Contreras says Metro's "I-605 Corridor Improvement Project" is "not an improvement, it's destruction, state sanctioned violence.... immoral and unjust."
The 2nd deputy doesn't draw his gun until nearly 2 seconds after Kizzee's gun has skittered along the ground to its final resting place
Raising the city gas tax a few cents a gallon would help deter unnecessary car trips while addressing the budget shortfall, without causing undue fiscal pain for residents.
While the initiative can't hurt, it won't be helpful for people who lack masks -- which are for sale just about everywhere nowadays -- because they can't afford to buy them.
A report released yesterday by the CLA found a disproportionate spike in downtown parking rates recently as compared with pedestrian traffic and business activity.
That makes Caltrain expansion a relative bargain--plus it won't pollute, cause more road carnage, or induce more traffic jams
Oakland finally follows Dutch/Danish best practices by placing the construction barrier between moving cars and the bike lane
Tammy Powers' bike normally takes a relaxing 45 minutes. But the San Francisco County Transportation Authority just announced a six-month closure of the only bike access between Treasure Island and the Oakland Bay Bridge, forcing her to add an hour, and two bus rides, to get to work.
In two weeks, the Regional Transportation District will welcome eight new members to its Board of Directors. Seven will be elected by voters within each district but the eighth seat—District I—will be chosen by the Boulder County Board of County Commissioners. District I consists of the eastern part of Boulder County, which includes most of […]
A new tool can help you advocate for your cities to cultivate the walkable amenities that are missing, as well as create safe routes to reach them.
Welcome to the new Streetsblog Denver series covering the Elevate Denver General Obligation bond. Every Tuesday, we’ll be looking at and dissecting different biking, walking, and transit upgrades across the city. We’ll explore the planning aspects behind key projects in addition to considering how these changes will affect the lives of people in the communities where they are located.
UCLA paper describes century-long efforts to quell, redirect, and control the problems that come with congestion - and the very little success achieved
But he vetoes a bill declaring housing as a human right, inconsistent with his willingness to set aspirational goals in other areas (such as electric vehicle mandates)
Events like these are a fabulous way of both celebrating the hard-fought changes we have seen and of reminding everyone why better bike facilities are important and necessary.
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 […]