About half of the city's most-dangerous streets are in low-income and/or neighborhoods of color, a new analysis finds.
It's still no beauty, but Suffolk County's appearance in the Elite Eight of our annual "Sorry Bus Stop" contest inspired local officials into action. You're welcome, Islip.
There are lots of reasons. But a new report makes one thing is clear: Our safety laws are much weaker than peer nations.
Who is Officer So — and can she be promoted?
The political action committee supports the city’s proposed Commercial Waste Zone plan, but wants waste-hauling zones to be reserved for a single carter.
Is New York City's car-share pilot working? In one short — and very premature — word: yes.
Earlier today, Jasmyne Cannick alerted the South Central community to the swastikas defacing the “Our Mighty Contribution” mural gracing Crenshaw’s 7800-foot-long Great Wall. Vandals deface Black Panther mural on Crenshaw Blvd. in #SouthLA with swastikas. https://t.co/UH3NXO4TkF — Jasmyne Cannick (@Jasmyne) November 29, 2018 Even as she lamented the hate crime, hateful comments were popping up […]
Given the role public investment can have in reshaping marginalized communities, what responsibilities does Metro have as an entity that seeks to tell stories about the places it moves people through?
For black stakeholders eager to shed the despised "Death Alley" label and address the damage rooted in segregationist policies, the stakes feel especially high
A new study of attitudes towards biking, walking, and transit in these communities underscores the importance of considering local contexts when making transportation policy.
The group’s stances against road expansion and for more bike-walk funding may have been a factor.
Today Emanuel spoke in favor of a for a 20 to 30 percent increase in the Illinois gas tax, which has been stuck at 19 cents since 1991, to fund transit, roads, and bridges.
Streetsblog rides "Fleet of the Future" through Transbay for a true test of noise insulation
Upgraded signals are supposed to let trains get priority at traffic signals, but Streetsblog found that Muni continues to wait
Is a human in a car equal to a human on foot, on bike, or on public transportation?
Today is my last day at Streetsblog Denver.
The Colorado Department of Transportation turns its attention to Denver's other interstate now that a wider I-70 through minority neighborhoods is en route.
Drivers ended the lives of three people walking in Denver between September 24 and October 1, making it the deadliest eight-day span for pedestrians all year.
City removes required parking minimums and restricts car-oriented uses near its light rail stations.
Sacramento transit planners asked residents about their needs and preferences, and discussed the trade-offs. Now they've put out a draft proposal for a new, higher-frequency bus network.
Some bills introduced in the new session's first week provide a glimpse into what legislators are thinking about, and what issues they plan to work on over the next two years.
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 […]