Friday, February 3, 2023

Vision Zero won’t happen without Safe Streets for All

Signs like this one, while welcome, aren’t enough to lower the ever-climbing rate of pedestrian fatalities. Fortunately, localities have other resources to make on-the-ground...

How local governments can overcome delay and obstruction (part two)

Local government practitioners are often highly motivated to invest in safer street designs. But they soon encounter insurmountable barriers from the state DOT, which...

How advocates can overcome delay and obstruction (part one)

Fickr photo by Ted EytanLocal advocates fighting for safe streets and expanded transportation options will often struggle to make progress in places because transportation...

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Compact Electric Cities: The Only Way to 1.5°

To meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and for a chance of limiting climate change to less than 1.5°C, neither vehicle electrification...

Transit fiscal cliff or transit fiscal doom?

When ridership plummeted at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, transit agencies across the country experienced substantial operating budget deficits. The federal government responded...

TRB: Transportation’s Really Broken

The Transportation Research Board’s Annual Meeting was held earlier this January in Washington, D.C. Despite claiming to be at the forefront of innovation, most...

Keeping Pace: Opportunities for Change within Greater Boston’s Bus System

ITDP and LivableStreets Alliance’s Keeping Pace report shows that the MBTA bus system in Greater Boston has not kept up with surging service demand...