Our national treasure cartoonist, Bill Roundy, is sick of how the Department of Transportation always chooses the long cut of delay, over-analysis and fake consensus-building instead of just improving the lives of transit users.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Boston Transportation Department (BTD) has installed flexible-post plastic bollards along the Massachusetts Avenue bike lanes through the Boston Medical Center campus, one of the city’s most dangerous street segments, to replace more robust concrete curbs that were removed in December. The entire length of Massachusetts Avenue is part of the city’s “high crash network,” […]