From bus rapid transit in Michigan to light rail in Arizona, ten new local transit projects are in line to receive federal capital funding under the President’s 2012 Budget proposal. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today released a list of 10 new projects in nine cities that would receive a total of $569 million in funding […]
There’s a persistent misconception in American culture that transit is a big drain on public coffers while roads conveniently and totally pay for themselves through the magic of gas taxes. And that used to be true — at least for interstate highways, a fraction of the total road network. But that was many, many failed […]
Following yesterday’s Build for America launch and last night’s presidential debate, the Regional Plan Association released a major report today recommending an array of public transportation improvements for New York City and northern New Jersey, adding its name to the ever-growing list of orgs and officials calling for federal investment to spur and sustain economic […]
Welcome to the first match in the first round of Streetsblog's 2017 Parking Madness tournament, our 16-city bracket highlighting the worst "parking craters" in North America. This year, we're focusing on a specific type of parking disaster: transit stations engulfed by car storage.
Seattle Leaders Seem Determined to Continue Highly Troubled Highway Tunnel Megaproject (NextCity) CBO: Highway Trust Fund Will Be Short $168 Billion by 2025 (AASHTO Journal) Next City: Urbanists Everywhere Should be Fighting for D.C. Statehood Columbus, Ohio, to Get Protected Bike Lane (Columbus Underground via Streetsblog Ohio) Broward County, Florida, Commits to Doubling Bike Lanes to […]
Image: Leimert Park Beat We’re coming to the end of our first week at Streetsblog Network. The response has been overwhelming and very heartening. We’ve been getting e-mails from all over the country, and the message we’re hearing is that people are craving connection with others who are thinking about the ways in which smart […]