Sustainable Transport

Derry to ‘move’ on with new sustainable travel brand

Derry City & Strabane District Council are set to ‘move’ forward with a new corporate sustainable transport brand it’s hoped will encourage more and …

Derry (Northern Ireland)

D-day for plans for £1.5million walking and cycling route into Bolton town centre

They include a £1.5million quality walking and cycling route along on the B6226 to Bolton town centre, running parallel to the much busier Chorley …

Manchester

Talking Headways Podcast: When Is My City Going to Fit?

This week, Mikael Colville-Andersen joins the podcast to talk about his book, Copenhagenize. Mikael tells us how his children influence his work and …

Social Media

Is Chicago a Good Bike City Nowadays? Bike to Work Rally Attendees Weigh in

“Greatly improved, but still could go further.” That was Jennifer Richards’ assessment of conditions for bicycling in Chicago, made during …

Bike Lanes

How can Indonesia achieve a more sustainable transport system?

Indonesia, a vast archipelago of more than 17,500 islands, is the fourth most populous country in the world, with 261 million inhabitants, and the …

Smart Cities

Guildford's version of Boris bikes could be on their way

Guildford Borough Council has backed a public bike share scheme in Guildford.<p>The total cost of the scheme, including infrastructure improvements, …

Surrey (UK)

Disability Advocates Want to Give Andy Byford’s Subway Accessibility Plan Some Teeth

Only 24 percent of subway stations are accessible for people who can’t use stairs or escalators. And less than half of the neighborhoods served by …

Disability Rights

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, July 18

• Can We Learn From The 606 Experience & Prevent Future Displacement? (Curbed)<br>• Why Wasn’t Reverting N. LSD to a Surface Road Considered? (Transport …

Dairy Queen

Slowly and Stealthily, Trump’s DOT Starves Transit Expansion Projects of Federal Funds

The Trump administration has slowed the release of federal transit grants to such a crawl that expansion projects in the works for years are now in …

Urban Design

City Council Votes to Reduce Garbage Truck Traffic in North Brooklyn, Southeast Queens, and the South Bronx

The City Council voted 32-13 today to reduce trash processing in North Brooklyn, southeast Queens, and the South Bronx, relieving the …

Waste Management

Oak Park, the Village That Dropped Divvy, Plans DoBi Launch Next Year

The Oak Park trustees who kicked Divvy out of their village in January directed their staff Monday night to prepare an ordinance that would authorize …

Cook County

Advocates, Angered by Townsend Project Cancellation, Dominate SFMTA Board Meeting

<i>Note: Metropolitan Shuttle, a leader in bus shuttle rentals, regularly sponsors coverage on Streetsblog San Francisco and Streetsblog Los Angeles.</i> …

San Francisco

CREATE, and How the Lack of a National Infrastructure Vision Hurts Us All

CREATE or the “Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency Program” has been an ongoing effort to modernize the tangled web of …

Trains

Adonia Lugo: Bicycle Advocates Need to Stop Overlooking Issues of Race and Class

“Riding a bicycle had given me more of a sense of physical power than I’d ever had; and not just physical, I felt I could change the world.” — Adonia …

Cycling

Yosemite Enforces Its Bus-Only Lanes, But How Can the Park Better Manage Car Traffic?

I can’t claim to be an expert on how Yosemite National Park can best manage its frustrating car traffic congestion. I visited there last week, and …

National Parks

Senators Want to Sneak Safety Exemptions for Self-Driving Cars Into Law

A group of senators led by South Dakota Republican John Thune wants to let companies rush self-driving cars to market before any federal safety …

Autonomous Cars

The Problem With the Metro Blue/Expo Light Rail Is… Cars

Streetfilms and TransitCenter were in Los Angeles a couple weeks ago riding Metro’s rail lines, and interviewing livability experts on what’s working …

Transportation

This Week In Livable Streets

<i>Artesia Station, Frances Anderton, Mariachi Plaza, Metro committees, BUSted, San Bernardino, and West Covina!</i>• <b>Monday</b> <b>7/16</b> – <i>Tonight</i> James Rojas and …

San Bernardino

Bill to Increase Use of Zero-Emission Vehicles Could Credit Uber, Lyft for Bike Miles

Note: GJEL Accident Attorneys regularly sponsors coverage on Streetsblog San Francisco and Streetsblog California. Unless noted in the story, GJEL …

Electric Vehicles

Six Principles for a Transit System That Makes Your City More Fair and Just

Transit should be a great social equalizer. Owning, fueling, maintaining, and insuring a car is expensive. Transit fares are not. Buses and trains …

Transportation

Eyes on the Street: Construction Crews Pour New Concrete on Milwaukee Bike Lane

Crews are in the end of week two of two in constructing new curbs on the northbound side of Milwaukee Avenue to separate bikes and cars. The project …

Bike Lanes

Baltimore’s Super Quick Fix for a Dangerous Road

Until last month, walking along Druid Lake Park Drive in Baltimore’s Reservoir Hill neighborhood was an extreme sport.With as many as five car lanes, …

Urban Design

The Curbee Is Dead, Long Live the Curbee!

In Summer 2014 Streetsblog Chicago’s Steven Vance and his friend Ryan Lakes, an architect, installed a Copenhagen-style footrest for northwest-bound …

USDOT

Cuomo Calls for State Senate to Reconvene and Pass Speed Cam Bill

This morning, Governor Cuomo called on Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan to reconvene the Senate for a special session to enact an expansion of …

Nassau County

Next Week Is Your Chance to Weigh in On RTD’s Fare Pass Overhaul, Which Isn’t a Slam Dunk

As you’ve probably heard, the Regional Transportation District is overhauling its fare pass program to make it more accessible to more people — …

Thomas Jefferson

Cities Are Replacing Dangerous Slip Lanes With Space for People

When you come across a short segment of asphalt that carves up the sidewalk so drivers can take turns faster — that’s a slip lane, and it’s very …

Urban Design

American Cities Are Drowning in Car Storage

Parking spaces are everywhere, but for some reason the perception persists that there’s “not enough parking.” And so cities require parking in new …

Urban Design

Streetsblog Denver is Taking Two Weeks Off from Our Regularly Scheduled Program

News doesn’t take a vacation, but reporters do. So when the nonprofit media organization in question has one reporter, that means taking a break from …

Sustainable Transport

Editorial: Keep the Combo J Church/K Ingleside Train

<i>Note: Metropolitan Shuttle, a leader in bus shuttle rentals, regularly sponsors coverage on Streetsblog San Francisco and Streetsblog Los Angeles.</i> …

Los Angeles

SFMTA Cancels Townsend Safety Project; Advocates Fight Back

<i>Note: Metropolitan Shuttle, a leader in bus shuttle rentals, regularly sponsors coverage on Streetsblog San Francisco and Streetsblog Los Angeles.</i> …

Bike Lanes