Skip to Content
Streetsblog USA home
Streetsblog USA home
Log In
    • Kamala Harris’s attack on Joe Biden over busing illustrates a generational divide over integration policy. (City Lab)
    • Voters might not have all the details when the go to the polls to decide in Houston’s long-range transit plan, as proposed routes remain vague and late proposals leave little time for debate. (Houston Chronicle)
    • Almost 1,000 new e-bikes are gathering dust in a warehouse while San Francisco and Lyft duke it out in court. (SF Chronicle)
    • Portland’s Metro and TriMet are studying the possibility of a rail tunnel underneath the Willamette River to speed up trains. (Oregonian)
    • A quiet push to expand light rail in Charlotte has found unexpected traction (WSOC). A city councilman is also touting light rail as the solution to development-driven traffic in the Southend neighborhood (Spectrum).
    • Milwaukee streetcar fares were set to take effect in November, but the city is opting to keep it free through 2020 to avoid an estimated 20 to 40 percent ridership drop. (Milwaukee Independent)
    • In addition to those we reported yesterday, gas tax hikes also took effect Monday in South Carolina (WLTX), California (Sacramento Bee) and Illinois (NBC Chicago).
    • The Denver Regional Transit District is required to file a safety plan with the state after a light-rail train severed a woman’s foot in January. (KDVR)
    • A new Pittsburgh group has launched a website urging transit expansion. (Post-Gazette)
    • Aussie Aussie Aussie! Oy oy oy! Sydney is shifting billions of dollars in future transportation spending away from roads and into transit. (Morning Herald)

Stay in touch

Sign up for our free newsletter

More from Streetsblog USA

Delivery Worker Minimum Wage Shows Promise … For Some, Data Shows

New data from New York City's Department of Consumer and Worker Protection shows minimum wage is bringing order to a previously wild industry.

July 15, 2024

Monday’s Headlines Go Through Basic Training

An NYU study looks into why the U.S. is lagging behind on high-speed rail, and one transportation expert ponders the impact on growth.

July 15, 2024

Sustainable Transportation Advocates Need to Talk About Sustainable Urban Design

A new book hopes to act as a "magic decoder ring" to our built environment — and a powerful tool to understand how sustainable transportation networks can fit within them.

July 15, 2024

Long Beach Leads in Traffic Circles

Traffic circles aren't quite ubiquitous in Long Beach, but they're around. Riding and walking through the city one encounters circles in neighborhoods rich and poor, new and old.

July 12, 2024

Friday’s Headlines Take Me to the River

Politico reports that the Biden administration is investing $2.5 billion in updating aging Mississippi River locks and dams like this one in Iowa. Transporting freight by barge produces less emissions than trucks or even rail.

July 12, 2024
See all posts