New Calif. Slow Streets Offer a Sampler Platter of Quick-Build Safety Strategies
City of Yes Yes Yes! Adams Calls for Elimination of Parking Mandates on ALL New Housing
Mayor Adams today announced the historic end to one of the city’s most antiquated — and despised — zoning laws requiring the construction of parking with every new development.
Study: What Road Diets Mean For Older Drivers
"After a road diet, all motorists seem to drive at a rate that feels comfortable to a mildly-impaired older adult."
Op-Ed: Why Is Fare Evasion Punished More Severely than Speeding?
A.B. 819 offers California the opportunity to decriminalize fare evasion and replace punitive measures with more equitable approaches.
This week's headlines
Friday’s Headlines Are Tired Out
Whether it's from degradation or the dust resulting from wear and tear, it's becoming increasingly clear that tire and brake emissions are harmful, perhaps even exceeding tailpipe emissions.
Thursday’s Headlines Have a New Pattern
Working from home may have killed the commute, but people are taking more frequent, shorter trips instead. Whether this adds up to less or more driving overall depends on the city.
Wednesday’s Headlines Go Carless
A Washington state advocacy group for the disabled is challenging everyone to give up driving for the week of Oct. 2 to find out how hard it is to get around in most parts of the U.S.
Cal. DOT “Shakeup” Is a Bad Sign
Why was one of Caltrans' most staunch advocates for sanity within Caltrans "reassigned"?
Opinion: How to Decide Between Light Rail and Bus Rapid Transit
What style of transit makes the most sense in a COVID-era world?
Why Sustainable Transportation Advocates Need to Talk About Long COVID
Covid-19 transformed many U.S. cities' approach to sustainable transportation forever. But how did it transform the lives of sustainable transportation advocates who developed lasting symptoms from the disease?
Why is San Francisco Using Concrete to Protect Corporate Buildings But Not to Stop Traffic Violence?
Jersey barriers should be used to save lives.
Monday’s Headlines Are Going Striking
The UAW strike against the Big Three automakers enters its fourth day as the union seeks to ensure that labor isn't left behind during the EV revolution.
This is What Victory Looks like, Freeway Fighters
In the end, a lot of bad freeway projects die not with a bang, but a whimper. But we still need to celebrate the win.
What the Defeat of the Minneapolis 2040 Land Use Reform Means for the Rest of America
Minneapolis 2040 has been called America's leading YIMBY success story. Now, it's becoming its greatest tragedy.
Take a Virtual Ride on Chicago’s Newest Greenway
The route is partially finished between Diversey Parkway and Montrose Avenue, and it will soon extend to Berwyn Avenue.
Friday’s Headlines Are Drowning in Debt
Regulators believe some auto lenders are setting up used-car buyers to fail. Auto debt has reached $1.5 trillion, a 28 percent jump since 2020.
Opinion: LA Should Pull Plug on Wasteful MicroTransit Pilot
Recent Metro documents try to put a positive spin on the $43 million Metro Micro pilot, but even the agency's own hagiography highlights flaws too numerous to ignore.