States from New Jersey to California are going back on lockdown as COVID-19 cases surge. (Bloomberg)
City Observatory looks at how state DOTs greenwash highway projects by pretending to care about the environmental impacts while emissions continue to rise.
The Federal Railroad Administration has set standards for Amtrak by measuring customer service and on-time performance. (Metro)
Call it the anti-Project Connect: The Texas DOT wants to widen I-35 through Austin from 12 to 20 (!) lanes. (Towers)
The Central Ohio Transit Authority is extending a program offering free transit passes to downtown Columbus workers and residents through 2025. More than 15,000 people are enrolled, and it helped COTA reach record ridership in 2019. (Intelligent Transport)
Muni’s Central Subway project in San Francisco has been delayed until 2022. (SF Chronicle)
Years before a streetcar extension will be completed, it’s already fueling development in Midtown Kansas City. (Star)
The Pittsburgh Port Authority is holding hearings on a long-range transit plan and wants participants to think big. (Post-Gazette)
Unlike many cities where drivers are killing more people during the pandemic, Boulder has seen a drop in both traffic and crashes.
Illinois awarded $112 million in grants for 31 downstate transit projects. (WSIL)
The Harvard Crimson calls for fare-free transit in Boston. (That’ll change some minds!)
The U.K.’s low-traffic neighborhoods have often drawn staunch opposition, but now many critics are admitting they were wrong. Businesses are busier than ever in places where parking was taken away to make room for bike lanes and wider sidewalks. (The Guardian)
The nation's capital is poised to become the second major city in the United States to repeal a dangerous law that allowed drivers to make right turns at red lights — and some advocates believe other communities are overdue to follow.
LPIs increase pedestrian visibility, reduce conflicts between pedestrians and vehicles, increase the likelihood of motorists yielding to pedestrians; and enhance safety for pedestrians who may be slower to start into the intersection.
People have been visiting Paris for centuries for the food, the wine, the museums, the cheese and even the snails, but when New Yorkers head to the City of Light these days, all they see are the bike lanes.
Downtown rush hour has still not roared back to pre-pandemic levels even as car travel surges in the suburbs, a new study finds — and it may help explain why traffic deaths have stayed so stubbornly high in U.S. communities.