People with mobility challenges in Baltimore, Md. are celebrating the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act this week by filing a lawsuit demanding their city actually follow the historic law — and communities across the country could be the target of similar lawsuits soon.
As an epidemic of traffic deaths surges nationwide, Vision Zero finally is finally gaining traction in Congress.
The Senate may be on the brink of slashing the nation’s core transit funding at a moment when many hoped the mode would finally get its due — unless advocates speak out.
The subway and streets of the Korean capital hold many lessons for Gotham.
Want your restaurant streets? You'd better speak up, says our editorial columnist.
The death of the beloved assistant coach has sparked an outpouring among football fans and outrage among street-safety advocates.
Earlier today, a tweet from Metro in support of the Bureau of Street Services’ pop-ups on potential bus shelter designs featuring the above image quickly drew a lot of, er, shade. What about when more than two people are waiting for the bus? https://t.co/nwzwnm9zCM — TransitCenter (@TransitCenter) July 22, 2021 People across the twittersphere dunked […]
Eighty-three seconds. That’s how much time passed between the moment deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) first stood at the door of the Cudahy home of Isaias Cervantes, a 25-year-old autistic man who is hard of hearing and suffering from depression and anxiety, and the firing of the shot that may have […]
Dealing a blow to Metro's effort to fast-track expansion of the lower 710 Freeway, the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has mandated that Metro follow air quality laws.
Did the CTA deserve APTA's award as the transit agency that best dealt with the massive headwinds of the pandemic?
The project, which involves relocating much of the on-street parking, will also make Clark safer and more pleasant to walk on.
During the last decade, we've seen a number of of CDOT plans that only saw a fraction of the strategies actually implemented. Here's hoping that the Strategic Plan for Transportation will be different.
Once again, the L.A. Times's most irresponsible reporter repeats battery train blather
Where there was paint and posts, now there is concrete
Two North American transplants talk about mental health, equity, bikes... and how their new home of Delft gets it right
Colorado's wowntowns, main streets, and the urban arterials that have become so many of our main streets should be vibrant community centers, but people need to feel safe accessing them, no matter how they get there.
Dear Denver: We met on Walk Score. Hello, again. I’m the woman who was looking to move from a mountain town of 450 people to you – you with public transportation and a large public library system and the symphony and museums and movie theaters and neighborhoods to walk.
This guest commentary is by Cassie Tanner, Deputy Director of Public Affairs for AAA Colorado. You can connect with Cassie on Twitter @CassStenstrom and on LinkedIn. At AAA Colorado, we are proud partners in Vision Zero initiatives in Denver and across Colorado, and we’re even prouder to promote safe, non-automotive mobility whenever we can. After […]
$10 million has been set aside in the state budget to help people in California buy e-bikes. An accompanying policy bill, A.B. 117, will contain rules to make sure the money goes to people who need it most.
While no one will say, it might be a part of stalled negotiations on High Speed Rail
Three of L.A.'s supposedly 'environmentalist' politicians just signed a letter proving once and for all that they want HSR dead in its tracks
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 […]