Would you rather wait behind a guard rail on a highway embankment, or on a skinny sidewalk in front of a muffler shop? Vote here.
At a time when transit ridership is down nationally, Columbus's COTA is up 3.6 percent in June.
The money is ready and waiting. Yet only one transit project has received funding this fiscal year, putting more than a dozen others in jeopardy.
Rosenthal said a crash like the one that killed Madison Lyden "should never happen again.” Her support for a Central Park West bikeway should empower DOT to act swiftly.
Finally, someone is offering something better than locking up on a traffic pole and hoping your bike is there when you get back.
The MTA is putting serious resources into combatting uneven bus service, hiring more dispatchers and putting displays in every bus that help drivers even out gaps in service.
This story sponsored by Los Angeles Metro to remind readers of traffic pattern changes resulting from Purple Line Construction. Unless noted in the story, Metro is not consulted for the content or editorial direction of the sponsored content. Just over a week ago, El Sereno leaders joined L.A. City Councilmember José Huizar and city staff to […]
The gentleman who sets up on the residential corner two blocks from my apartment is a neighborhood fixture. Under the proposed sidewalk vending ordinance making its way through city council, his fruit stand would be illegal.
The new Hollywood/Vine scramble crosswalk debuted last week - a welcome pedestrian safety intervention in a highly walked neighborhood.
Kristen Green from Ghost Bikes Chicago installs memorials to fallen cyclists. But after she experienced traffic violence herself, she faced a moral predicament.
The board members' decisions may not always reflect the needs of commuters.
Neighbors want to help ensure that the improvements don't accelerate the displacement of longtime residents.
Note: Metropolitan Shuttle, a leader in bus shuttle rentals, regularly sponsors coverage on Streetsblog San Francisco and Streetsblog Los Angeles. Unless noted in the story, Metropolitan Shuttle is not consulted for the content or editorial direction of the sponsored content. Free Our Bikes, a group of bike-share advocates, has launched an online petition to end caps on the number of shared bikes in San […]
What if the money had been spent on minor upgrades to stations throughout the East Bay, such as adding arrival signs, benches, and shelters? What if the money were spent on more buses, more drivers, and better bus fleets with comfortable seats and suspensions?
John Wheeler, Christopher Bunag, Deontae Bush, and Martin Nelis all killed by motorists in just the past few weeks
Two crashes. Two cars on the sidewalk. This intersection is screaming for two more stop signs, and it should take days, not months or years.
As the city grows, Blueprint Denver envisions denser, more diverse land use and less parking to connect neighborhoods and curb displacement. But pulling it off will take urgency and political will.
City's new land use and transportation plan has recommendations for people-first streets, but will they play out in real life?
The California legislative clock is ticking down to August 31.
Join bike advocates, planners, researchers, and enthusiasts in San Jose on August 22 to share information about bikes, safety, and making our cities better for all.
A federal transportation subcommittee—on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials—held a hearing on high-speed rail that wasn't as hostile as its chair seemed to promise
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 […]