The city will leave it up to businesses to decide how many parking spaces they need in two center-city neighborhoods.
Wider inequality. More sprawl. Worse transit. Those are some of the outcomes we could see from self-driving cars in cities, according to a Pittsburgh-based transit advocacy group.
A member of Parliament talks about creating better transportation options for her constituents, new transportation technologies, and the importance of political engagement.
A note from the 68th Precinct excuses illegal parking because "public transportation [is] not a feasible option for their lifestyle."
This one's for all you politicians and community board types out there who reject street safety plans because "New York's not Holland."
One hundred miles of protected bike lanes in two years. No cars on some key routes for cyclists. Less engagement with community boards. And no more delays in life-saving road redesigns "for non-transportation-related political reasons." It's a start.
Though LADOT has done several worthwhile new and upgraded bikeways, overall total mileage is a dismal failure: less than 5 miles of new on-street bikeway in the past year.
Few communities love harder than South Central.
“I’m about to go out here, I’m bout to ride my bike. I’m bout to have me a good day,” he said, smiling. “I feel good today, Momma. Man, I’m free.”
Streetsblog writer Courtney Cobbs wants a CDOT chief who will bring about "positive equitable and transformative change" and has a list of concrete suggestions on how to make this happen.
Sturino makes some sensible proposals, but he also calls for expanding highways for tolled lanes, not "combatting transportation disruptors," and avoiding participating in the mythical "war on cars."
Urban planners discussed the art and science of determining optimum CTA and Pace bus stop spacing at the Transport Chicago conference.
We must require side guards on trucks entering our cities... and we must stop delaying on safety improvements to our streets
Perhaps no other neighborhood has come so far--from the bad old days of the Central Freeway, to pedestrianizing one block of street. What's next?
Two-way cycle track, bus-only lanes, and a major victory for the advocates at Bike East Bay
Bustang officials celebrated a sharp rise in ridership that bucks a national trend — and the service’s fourth anniversary achievement was marked with a giant birthday card signed by officials from 107 Colorado cities and towns whose constituents are taking advantage of the expanding service.
A plan to widen the road to Denver International Airport that would make traffic worse and wipe out the city’s newly-minted goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions will get a vote from the Denver City Council on Monday.
The ride-hail company recently admitted that it needs to poach huge numbers of transit riders to make a profit. But RTD counts its recent partnership with the ride-hail company a success.
Encouraging people to opt for a "first-mile/last-mile" connection via active, zero emission modes requires integration of policies, plans, designs, and funding
All the panelists have been working on housing issues for years. "Things are changing," they say, albeit slowly.
Webinar tomorrow, Wednesday, will introduce UC Berkeley SafeTREC's Street Story and show people how to report safety hazards
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 […]