A leading transportation researcher argues for the addition of a sixth pillar to the five-part strategy.
Americans are taking on more debt than ever at the car dealership — and the rise in risky auto lending has everything to do with our national rise in pedestrian fatalities. The total amount that Americans owe on their cars rose a shocking 75 percent from 2009 to today, according to a new report from […]
Editor’s note: How many times have you seen drivers decide that the bike or bus lane would be the perfect place to idle in their cars — even if it forces cyclists out into dangerous traffic, or slows down what’s supposed to be a rapid bus route? Chicago has a great idea to stop that […]
DOT will close the dangerous gaps on Sixth and Second avenues as CPW, others, get life-saving extensions.
The jury is still out in the Harvey Weinstein case — but the verdict is in on the press: guilty of placard abuse on all counts!
The return of a redesigned Citi Bike e-bike is crucial as the system begins its 2020-23 expansion into the Bronx, Upper Manhattan and a wider segment of western Queens and central Brooklyn.
Curbed's editor nails it! Bike-share can really open up your world!
"Whenever I ride, I think if I'll make it back to see my mom wake up or to have dinner. Put yourself in our shoes."
"How is USC going to make it right?"
Tech gurus like Elon Musk say we "electric sleds," car tunnels, autonomous vehicles, and Hyperloop tubes will save America's cities from gridlock. What we really need is more trains, buses, and bikes.
A new ordinance would allow parking aides to photo violations of bus and bike lanes and mail the tickets, even scofflaws try to escape the fine by driving away.
This week a City Council committee passed a resolution calling for urgent access on the climate crisis. They should put there money where there mouth is when it comes to reducing driving-related pollution.
The Embarcadero is San Francisco's iconic waterfront street. It's also a three-mile conflict zone that pits maritime, transportation, and leisure uses against each other.
Actually, support has been flat since 2008, but if the LA Times can make up headlines, why can't Streetsblog? Plus politicians again float red-herring transfer argument to rob HSR electrification funds
State highways continue to chalk up victims
500 people die every year in *non*-roadway car crashes -- because so many cars crash through building walls.
"Government and public health officials routinely face problems that exceed their capacities and powers. Traffic deaths are not one of them," says the transportation aide to presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg.
...and not cars.
Upzoning is necessary, but doing it without adequate anti-displacement and affordability requirements puts upward pressure on areas near transit, creating a whole cascade of unwanted effects.
Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel), vice chair of the state Senate Transportation Committee, doesn’t seem to understand what active transportation projects are, who they benefit, or why California is investing in them. But that didn’t stop her from repeating specious claims that bike lanes increase emissions. “Maybe it’s something we need to kind of back […]
It would be smart, and efficient, for California to provide incentives for people to purchase e-bikes
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 […]