Street vendors have always been an important part of our street landscape — even when we've criminalized them.
So why does Josh Stephens hate the Olympics?
Americans shouldn't have to choose between building endless new highway miles and endlessly fixing the roads that destroy our places — because there are a lot of highways that deserve to be decommissioned.
"One of the goals was to examine the financial feasibility," a DOT spokesperson told Streetsblog. "Unfortunately, we concluded it was not feasible."
An architect's intriguing vision for the iconic span banishes automobiles.
Cuts to worthy transportation programs — while sparing the bloated NYC Ferry — make a mockery of the mayor's stated goal of uniting the "Two New Yorks."
Making the case for why, if L.A. is serious about reimagining public safety, it must embrace the conversation around defunding the police
More than a thousand cyclists, mainly Black and Latinx, commemorated the death of George Floyd via a peaceful South L.A. RIde for Justice
By suspending service and shuttling arrestees, Metro leadership sided with the police, against the needs of its largely Black and brown ridership
These instances of road repurposing and placemaking are born from pain and anger, and yet they have brought communities together and created beauty.
Hopefully the city will take action to address geographic discrepancies, so all Chicagoans can reap the safety, health, and economic benefits of car-free streets.
The goal of their recent protest ride was to demand the creation of a Civilian Police Accountability Council, as well as reducing or eliminating funding for the CPD and reallocating money to social services.
Advocacy groups and agencies talk about COVID safety and transit
It's nice to see Muni taking emergency measures to prevent gridlock, but it's time to talk about signal preemption
We must slow down if we want to vaccinate against that other deadly disease called traffic violence
Can good street design really "protect" protesters — and the right to protest itself — from police brutality? No.
The House reportedly likely to vote on a major infrastructure bill soon — and if it passes, it will have big consequences for the future of sustainable transportation in the U.S. The Moving Forward Act is a massive, $1.5-trillion bill that will have sweeping implications for housing, climate change, water, and land use in addition […]
Will "Lime Action" succeed in the noble goal of supporting an advocate-set agenda for our mobility future? What is that agenda? Time will tell.
Steep drops in ridership and the elimination of fare payments have caused huge revenue losses, but the need to keep operating buses and trains to get essential workers to their jobs did not diminish.
Caltrans publicly commits to prioritizing actions that identify, evaluate, and fund active transportation projects
Interested parties should put their name in the hat by July 13.
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 […]