A who's who of elected officials spoke at Wednesday's "State of the Region" event in Modesto, offering quick comments on a multitude of topics -- from immigration and water bonds to government bureaucracy and predatory fish.
SEPTA's long-delayed, $130-million smart-card payment system will be called SEPTA Key, the agency announced Thursday.
Police in Nepal say a bus crowded with people heading home for a Hindu festival has veered off a mountain highway, killing nine people and injuring dozens of others.
City Council members on Tuesday got their first look at the results of the N. Main Street road diet study.
Transit was the topic of the evening at the City Council budget public hearing as about a dozen residents, some wearing Community Transit Coalition T-shirts, described the busing situation in the Springs.
One of the route reorganization proposals that has been featured in several Sound Transit Service Improvement Plans has been replacement of ST Express route 586 (Tacoma to the University of Washington) with a new route dropping off these passengers at Westlake Station, to catch Link Light Rail to University of Washington Station. The 2015 Draft […]
SDOT releases the 5-year implementation plan for the Bicycle Master Plan, with year-by-year project maps. 2015 projects include Protected Lanes on Roosevelt between 45th and the University Bridge, Ravenna Blvd, Dexter Ave N between Mercer and Denny, S Dearborn St, and Rainier Ave S from the city limits to Rainier Beach. Crosscut writes up […]
I’ve seen several complaints raised on the web and twitter that Pronto Bike Share only serves the wealthier neighborhoods of the city, and has ignored lower-income neighborhoods like the Rainier Valley. Certainly if bike sharing is going to be a vital part of the city’s transportation infrastructure, equitable delivery of service should be a top […]
Hatch Mott MacDonald announced that transportation professionals Ray Akkawi and Vince Alvino have joined the company.
[UPDATE: the other locations are Wall St. between 3rd and Denny, Midvale Pl. approaching Aurora Ave, and Pacific St. approaching the Montlake bridge.] SDOT is unveiling it at 3pm: First Red Bus Lane Installed in Seattle First of four locations with new red marking; More on-street transit improvements coming WHAT: First block of red bus lane installed […]
Annual Washington, D.C. summit hosted by CG/LA Infrastructure a showcase for projects that drive economic growth, opportunity creation throughout North America.
We’re on the eve of the biggest civic mistake in the history of our fair city. After 4 decades of protest following their narrow defeat in 1972, anti-freeway activists are poised to prevail at last. In just 3 weeks Seattleites will vote on whether to dismantle the RH Thomson Expressway. The fabled roadway — long thought dead […]
Tonight, Monday Oct 20 from 5-7 p.m. at Altstadt in Pioneer Square. More details.
Recently, councilmember Sally Clark bravely broached the subject of reexamining the Urban Village Model. It should be pretty uncontroversial that after 20 years we would step back and assess a policy, but in the eyes of NIMBYs even talking about looking at the possibility of change in Single Family Zones is considered a capital offense. […]
Following my post regarding Metro service cuts and Kevin Desmond’s reply, Mr. Desmond very generously added some key details of financial projections, made time for a phone conversation, and then later commented on a draft of this article. Though I am grateful for Mr. Desmond’s time and help, I believe the details provided are actually strong evidence […]
Ode to an Incline (Pittsburgh’s Monongahela Incline) from STREETFILMS on Vimeo.
Ronald J. Tober, a senior advisor in the Charlotte office of Parsons Brinckerhoff, has been inducted into the Hall of Fame of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is launching a new center aimed at bolstering the Midwest transportation industry by providing training and opportunities for more people to pursue careers in transportation.
The Midwest Transportation Workforce Center (MTWC) is a regional surface transportation workforce center funded by the US Department of Transportation (US DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
Free rides all day on MTA/RTA buses and Music City Star.