As Construction Costs Rise, Bicycling Infrastructure Becomes Even More Cost Effective (LAB) DOT Marks $745 Million for Northeast Rail Corridor Targeted by GOP (TheHill) Red Light Cameras in NYC Receive Support From City Council and Mayor Bloomberg (TranspoNation) When Conservatives Fight the Free Market: Congestion Pricing, the Swedish Example (ThinkProgress) Rhode Island Pushes to Convert […]
A peculiar thing tends to happen when we talk about streets and transportation: We don’t talk about cars. Seriously — listen to conversations, read news headlines, and you’ll start to notice that even when cars are the main subject, people will, consciously or unconsciously, fail to explicitly mention them. This phenomenon was particularly apparent to […]
Whizzing above the city may sound appealing in a Jetsons sort of way, but Uber's thinking on this technology is completely untethered from its impact on the cities and towns below, where the people are.
Can airline-style rewards bring riders back to public transit? Agencies from Portland to Philadelphia think they’ll help attract customers poached by ride-hailing services, but critics say such programs are distractions from real issues like frequency, speed and reliability. (Wired) Since the 1950s, freeways have been shifting people and money from city centers to the suburbs, […]
Maryland Cutting Tolls for Truckers While Governor Pleads Poverty on Transit Projects (WBAL11) Connecticut’s New CTFastrak BRT Surpasses First Year Ridership Goal in Five Weeks (FoxCT) Where Millennials Can Afford to Buy Homes — Mostly the Midwest Zillow Brookings Analyzes Employment in Infrastructure What Really Happened to America’s Streetcars (Vox) Smart Growth Seattle: Why We Don’t Need […]
Why Is Funding Amtrak So Hard? (WaPo) Bike-Share’s Huge Growth Curve Not Likely to Slow (Treehugger) Raleigh Residents Asked to Choose Between Light Rail and Bus Rapid Transit (NextCity) Baltimore Police Officer Critically Injures 12-Year-Old With Cruiser (CBS Baltimore) North Carolina DOT Urging “High Alert” After Two 9-Year-Old Cyclists Struck (WNCN) The App That Lets […]