It's not complicated: Canadian cities run better, more abundant transit service than American cities.
Only one city (per year) can emerge victorious from the Parking Madness bracket and win the Golden Crater™. Our readers have spoken, and this year that city is Lansing, Michigan.
Since losing her son Dustin to a drunk driver, Kristi Finney has become one of the Portland region's most energetic and compelling advocates for traffic safety reforms.
After years of declining bus speeds that have repelled increasing numbers of people from the city's surface transit system, there's a light at the end of the tunnel for NYC bus riders.
The campaign for a car-free park has lasted more than half century and involved thousands of people. Today's historic announcement by Mayor de Blasio belongs to all of them.
Co-founders Shabazz Stuart and Manuel Mansylla hope the Oonee Pod will become a fixture of New York City's public spaces. They unveiled their prototype Tuesday night.
Vision 2020 proposes a four-county sales tax to end air pollution and abate climate change
As Young Riders Mourn, a Movement Begins to Coalesce
The images were a sobering reminder of how terrifyingly fragile the human body is when confronted by a multi-ton vehicle traveling at just about any speed.
If you appreciate the convenience of using ride-share occasionally, but don't like what the technology is doing to the taxi industry, the Curb app offers an alternative to Uber and Lyft.
Some Streetsblog readers scoffed at a recent proposal for free CTA service. But making transit free, or at least cheaper for low-income Chicagoans, could have major societal benefits.
Dockless bike share doesn't have to be a disaster like in China or Amsterdam. A new report compares regulations across cities in the United States and how each city intends to deal with bikes on sidewalks, amongst other issues.
A city crew prepping for a bus-boarding island at ?????. All pics Streetsblog/Rudick unless indicated
"You're going to need a bigger boat," goes the famous line from Jaws. But maybe when it comes to transportation, the opposite is true.
Note: GJEL Accident Attorneys regularly sponsors coverage on Streetsblog San Francisco and Streetsblog California. Unless noted in the story, GJEL Accident Attorneys is not consulted for the content or editorial direction of the sponsored content. State Senator Scott Wiener’s transit housing bill, S.B. 827, was defeated by a six-to-four vote in the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee yesterday. “While […]
To track the extent of crashes and injuries, Streetsblog is launching a weekly traffic violence report.
Denver Public Works repurposes a car lane for people on bikes. Grant and Logan streets will go two-way later this spring.
While the bill does not legalize the practice statewide, it does clear a significant barrier.
The elephant in the housing legislation room is S.B. 827, but there are many other housing bills in the works.
Fifteen dangerous intersections, identified by safety advocates, will get basic safety treatments
The second year of the legislature's two-year cycle is moving into action, with deadlines looming in the next few months for bills to pass their committees. There is still a lot of negotiating and amending coming up, but here are a few bills to keep an eye on.
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 […]