A potentially groundbreaking new tool could help give US planners key insights into the most dangerous segments of their road network — and how to fix them — with the click of a single button. The only problem? An automaker made it.
Alex Davies new book, "Driven: The Race to Create the Autonomous Car," offers a glimpse into an industry that will rapidly upend our transportation landscape — and some worry will kill even more vulnerable road users.
The average Uber or Lyft customer is responsible for adding more than twice as many car miles to his city's roads as he was before he started using app-taxis to get around.
The mayor of Yonkers loves e-scooters, but points out that there are "clearly areas of improvement that must be addressed ... to make serious strides towards our ambitious sustainability and traffic reduction goals."
“The majority of New Yorkers want streets that prioritize people,” Transportation Alternatives Executive Director Danny Harris said.
Congestion pricing feels like it's just a shrug to New York's elected leadership.
Metro and Caltrans have erased hundreds of houses, apartments, and businesses - in the cities of Norwalk and Santa Fe Springs - to widen the 5 Freeway
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
Comparing the amount of parking included in projects on transit-friendly land before and after the passage of Chicago's TOD ordinances shows developers are often glad to build less parking if allowed to do so.
The Regional Transportation Authority is planning to use federal stimulus funding to support transit services to "to the places and people across the region who most need transit" during the pandemic.
Taking away people's licenses for failing to pay tickets doesn't necessarily make our streets safer, but it does cause economic hardship.
SFMTA has done almost everything possible to hamstring its own rail service, so why hold back... Or the city could act on its supposed commitment to equity and 'transit first' and fix the T.
Alameda is joining the list of Bay Area cities adopting true, Dutch-style safety designs at busy intersections
If the city stops giving public land away for free to drivers, it can close its deficit and then some
Joe Biden is president – the first one in U.S. history who's lost a child and a spouse to our national traffic violence epidemic.
Cities might soon get the kind of federal money they need to tear down the downtown highways that federal dollars paid them to build — and to reinvest in communities of color that those highways destroyed.
The main challenge facing the RTD Board is to increase ridership and revenue while providing transportation that is safe and equitable for everyone. Johnson is optimistic: "We just have to be willing to roll up our sleeves and look at what's before us.”
Until yesterday, transit workers were recognized as essential workers who should be prioritized for vaccinations against COVID. Then state plans changed, and transit workers are left wondering why they've been left out.
The City of Berkeley will be considering this question on Tuesday afternoon, when the City Council is scheduled to once again take up the topic of minimum parking regulations
It's a strategic move and it sends the unequivocal message that the new President is committed to incorporating environmental concerns in every corner of federal policy making.
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 […]