American bike trips skyrocketed 26 percent at the height of the COVID-19 bicycling boom, but the surge was larger in small metros than big cities that liked to bike before, a new study finds.
A new study finds that commuters with access to free public transportation don't drive any less — but they do take more leisure and shopping trips than those who have to pay their own fare, which could help provide local economies with the cash they need to provide a broader range of social services over time.
Edmonton, Alberta was the first major Canadian city to end parking minimums. Here's how they did it.
So will Vision Zero get any clearer during the campaign next year? We're starting to hear from the candidates!
As New York City prepares to launch e-scooter share, Bird CEO Travis VanderZanden previews the lessons his firm has learned in its short, rollicking ride.
In short, it's a quick, cheap and easy way to create a network of low-stress cycling routes.
Apply the same L.A. Al Fresco energy to improving bus stops - for the safety and well-being of essential workers.
Washington is the Team Lead reviewing the federal Department of Transportation, National Transportation Safety Board, Amtrak, and Maritime Commission
"Groundbreaking celebrated without construction to follow had been the norm at a certain point," said Ridley-Thomas. "But no more."
Who knows, with enough political support for this idea to reduce congestion and pollution and plug the budget hole, maybe we can get congestion pricing approved in the 2022 budget.
It's not a great marketing strategy to charge a premium to use a service, get people used to using that service at level X, and then quietly lower the service quality to level Z.
Most ride-hail trips are being taken in majority-white and/or more affluent neighborhoods downtown and on the North and Northwest sides.
Oakland welcomes a new park to Brooklyn Basin. But bike access is terrible
Sorry, motoring interests, but you can't have San Francisco's coastline to yourself anymore
Advocates were dismayed that the Alameda City Council voted Tuesday to tone down a letter condemning the Oakland Alameda Access Project's (OAAP) lack of bike and pedestrian accommodations
“As the service becomes more quality and more attractive, it is going to mean more and more people will ride transit." It is going to allow Colfax to carry more people than it does today."
Marjorie Sloan has years of experience working on transportation issues in the Denver metro area. Will it help RTD get on the right path?
New York has Broadway, Chicago has Michigan Avenue, New Orleans has Bourbon Street, and Denver has Colfax. Can $20 million in Elevate Denver bond money help reclaim Colfax for people?
Yes! Magazine offers a short history and explainer for cap-and-trade and its EJ issues
"Quick-build" methods, while still new, are seeing a lot of interest in California and elsewhere.
Policy recommendations advise replicating some of California's best programs, but time is precious.
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 […]