The early data is in on one of the country’s pioneering bike-sharing systems, and it brings some encouraging news. Minneapolis’s Nice Ride, which launched this summer, topped 100,000 trips in its first five months. Crash rates and vandalism were very low. Perhaps most interesting was the effect on driving, reports The Bike-Sharing Blog. Nice Ride […]
Both bus stops vying for the championship put bus riders between a highway and active freight railroad tracks.
Yesterday we featured a post from The Urbanophile about the political and personal costs of carlessness in a small city. Today, we’ve got something of an antidote to that — an entry from Streetsblog Network member Bike Skirt in Birmingham, Alabama, about the sense of liberation, connection and empowerment that giving up a car can […]
New research from UC Davis shows that cities must strengthen transit in response to the growth of ride-hailing services.
Ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft are exacerbating rush-hour traffic jams in Boston, according to new research by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council.
There’s a big political battle in Pittsburgh over the introduction of ride-sharing businesses like Uber and Lyft. Pittsburgh’s progressive new mayor, Bill Peduto, has been a strong proponent of the services, which allow users to buy rides from drivers using a cell phone app. But the Pennsylvania Utilities Commission, the agency responsible for regulating taxis, […]