February 28, 2019

Las Vegas is a famously watchful place. Casino cameras keep tabs on players and dealers from the walls, tables, and ceilings. Analytics software tracks and predicts credit-card swipes, game preferences, and buffet choices. Occupancy levels are closely counted; peculiar behaviors noted. It’s all with an eye to lock down the vast stores of cash that keep Sin C...

February 27, 2019

Land within one-half mile of frequent transit would be automatically upzoned for higher density development under a proposal before the Oregon legislature.

Senate President Peter Courtney (D-Salem) unveiled a bill this week that would zone properties within one-half mile of transit to a maximum of 75 units per acre, according to Willamette Week. Properties wi...

February 26, 2019

States across the country are at risk of forfeiting up to $1 billion in funding for sidewalk construction, bike trails or other important safety projects — if they don’t use all the federal cash by September, according to the League of American Bicyclists.

States face a looming deadline for “rescissions,” a routine budgetary practice where unspent portions of...

February 22, 2019

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) recently released its Station Area Planning for the Norristown High Speed Line Extension to King of Prussia. Andrew Svekla, Associate Manager, Office of Smart Growth at DVRPC spoke to us about the potential station locations, recommendations made and his thoughts on the project benefits. 

Andrew - your...

February 22, 2019

Infrastructure is finally at the center of U.S. political discourse. But debates about the border wall aren’t what Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio, the new chairman of the House’s transportation and infrastructure committee, wants to talk about. He wants to sound the alarm about the backlog of repairs fueling an economic—and environmental—crisis.

“If we don’t make...

February 21, 2019

Uber, Lyft, and taxi vehicles picking up or dropping off passengers as well as delivery trucks transporting goods would be explicitly barred from blocking city bike lanes under new rules that the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced last Friday. The changes aim to close loopholes in the current rules as part of D.C.’s Vision Zero traffic sa...

February 20, 2019

Getting around a global city like London, New York, or Shanghai has become vastly more complicated in recent years. In addition to public transport options like buses and metro systems, travelers can now choose from a myriad of taxi apps, bike hire schemes, and new “micromobility” options like electric scooters.

Transport app Citymapper wants to simplify the...

February 19, 2019

Anyone who remembers The Jetsons might remember the family's flying bubble car or George Jetson shooting through a pneumatic tube that transports him to Mr. Spacely's office in the year 2062.

As cities around the world become more congested and their air grows more polluted from crowded roads, mobility and transportation becomes an increasingly critical issue...

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Philly officials support automated bus lane enforcement and say it could improve ‘transit equity’ - PlanPhilly

July 9, 2020

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