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Photo Contest: Send Us Your Soggy, Snowy, Rain-Soaked Walk or Bike Ride!
The Death Toll From Cars Is Even Higher Than You Thought
Transit Union and Sierra Club Join Forces for Earth Day and Beyond
Uncle Sam Wants You to Drive: 5 Tax Breaks for Cars in the U.S. Tax Code
Boxer Announces Plan to Maintain Status Quo in Next Transpo Bill
Talking Headways Podcast: Let Them Drive Cars
Talking Headways Podcast: Play the Gray Away
Talking Headways Podcast: Knight Rider Rides Again
How the Self-Driving Car Could Spell the End of Parking Craters
You Know Bicycling Is Good for Your City. Now Prove It to the Skeptics.
Making Transit Better Isn’t Enough. Driving Needs to Be Worse.
#GOPHipster Ads Try to Reach Young People With Gas-Price Populism. Oops.
Talking Headways Podcast: From the Free Market to the Flea Market
FHWA Proposes to Let States Fail Their Own Safety Goals With Impunity
Does It Take a Crime This Egregious to Hold Drivers Accountable?
Talking Headways Podcast: Taking Transit Numbers for a Spin
With Ridership on the Rise, Will Congress Step Up and Invest in Transit?
Friday Afternoon Cartoon: T-Rex Nails It on Auto-Centric Urban Design
Talking Headways: Live (Well, Taped) From the National Bike Summit
Sec. Foxx: Bicycle Infrastructure Can Be a “Ladder of Opportunity”
If Your Local Elites Have Gone Completely Bonkers, You May Have Bikelash
Women’s Cycling Forum Confronts Obstacles to Getting More Women Riding
Shuster “Encouraged” By Obama’s Transportation Funding Announcement
Will Obama and the GOP Align on Plan to Fund Transpo With Tax Reform?
Talking Headways Podcast: One More Freeway Without a Future
Talking Headways Podcast: Hug This Streetcar
Why Is It Still So Hard to Find Out How States Are Spending Transpo Money?
Talking Headways Podcast: How Does This Podcast Make You Feel?
Talking Headways Podcast With Special Guest Jan Gehl
Tom Vanderbilt in NYT: Jaywalking Tickets Don’t Make Streets Safer
How to Reduce Traffic By 30 Percent: Strike Fear Into Motorists
New Bill Would Make Bike/Ped Projects Eligible for TIFIA Loans
Will Obama’s SOTU Pledge to Flex Executive Power Extend to Transpo?
Talking Headways Podcast: Bikes of Ill Repute
The Revolving Door Spins Again: LaHood Joins DLA Piper
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Calls for More Local Control of Transpo Funds
Senators Seek to Shield Motor Vehicle Crash Data From Public View
Talking Headways Podcast: Vision Zero
Secretary Foxx Pledges to Make Bike/Ped Safety a Priority
TIGER Funding Gets 20 Percent Boost in Final 2014 Spending Bill
Talking Headways Podcast: The Year Ahead in Transit, With Yonah Freemark
NHTSA Chief David Strickland Gets Caught in the Revolving Door
Trucks and Cities Are Like Oil and Water. Is There a Solution?
Streetsblog’s Suggested Edits to U.S. DOT’s Seven Priorities for 2014
Will Old Transit Systems Eat Up All the New Starts Grants?
A Conservative Utah Republican’s Path to Transit Enlightenment
Budget Deal Is Good News for Transit
Talking Headways Podcast: Get Off My Lawn
Enrique Peñalosa: Democracy Is Bus-Only Lanes and Protected Bikeways
Talking Headways Podcast, Episode 4: Car Brain
Study: All Across America, Car Commuting Is Dropping
Concrete Proposals for Raising Gas Tax Finally on the Table
Report: More Kids Are Walking to School
Q&A With Robert Grow: How Utah Decided to Embrace “Quality Growth”
Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast, Episode 3
Fight Street Crime With Speed Bumps and Crosswalks
A Highway Teardown Appears Likely, In an Unlikely Place
Stuck With No Bike Lane? Your Complaint to Congress Is Three Clicks Away
Transformation for America: T4A Reemerges With Focus on Local Control
Blumenauer, Bipartisan Co-Sponsors Set Out to Improve Street Safety Metrics
It’s Official: 33,561 People Killed in Traffic on American Streets Last Year
Talking Headways: The Streetsblog Podcast, Episode 2
HUD and U.S. DOT Embrace Housing + Transportation Metric for Affordability
WSJ Invites More Ignorant Anti-Bike Zealots to Sully Its Pages
Streetsblog’s Brand-New Podcast: Episode 1
Trick-or-Treat: Is Your Neighborhood Walkable Enough for Halloween?
State DOTs Brazenly Request a Blank Check to Build More Highways
Georgia Removes Tolls, Invites 11,000 More Drivers to Clog GA 400 Each Day
Do Immigrant Neighborhoods Hold the Secret to Ride-Sharing?
Will a New Government Campaign for Safer Teen Driving Backfire?
Was TIGER Eliminated in the Shutdown Deal?
The Dangerous Myth That States Give More Than They Get For Transpo
DC’s New Parents Aren’t Fleeing to the Burbs
Spend 30 Minutes Watching This Doc and You’ll Spend the Next 30 Walking
Suburbs Take Center Stage Among Bicycle Friendly Communities
Government Shutdown to End, Leaving Transit Agencies to Pick Up the Pieces
Jeff Speck: America Has So Many Problems. Walkability Solves Most of Them.
Pediatric Org’s Bicycle Recommendations Explained, in Terrifying Detail
And the Kiddies + Cities Photography Winners Are…
NAACP: A Walkable Built Environment Is a “Premier Civil Rights Issue”
Cast Your Vote for the Best Picture of Car-Free Kiddies in Cities
Shutdown: Congress Prepares to Furlough One-Third of U.S. DOT Staff
ITDP Study: “A Coming Out for Bus-Based Transit-Oriented Development”
Roads Kill: Mapping the Automobile’s Global Body Count
Ten Questions (and Answers) About Oregon’s New VMT Charge
NACTO Urban Street Design Guide Sets Out to Change the DNA of Our Cities
Census: American Bike Commuting Up Nine Percent in 2012
Alan Durning on Reasons to Be Optimistic About Parking Reform
Alan Durning on the “Ruinous, Vicious Circle” of Underpriced Parking
One Week Left: Send Us Your Pics of Kiddies in Cities and Win a Free Bike
The Long, Painful History of Terrible Parking Policy in One 71-Second Cartoon
Lawmakers Push to Permanently Upgrade Transit’s Second-Class Tax Benefit
More Evidence That Unemployment Doesn’t Explain the Decline in Driving
Commemorating March on Washington, Foxx Links Transport to Civil Rights
Stop Fretting About Whether Millennials Will Stay in the City
How to Sell Developers and Employers on Transit-Oriented Development
Photo Contest: Send Us Your Pictures of Kids on City Streets
500+ Complete Streets Policies in Place, But Not the Most Important One
Jarrett Walker: Empty Buses Serve a Purpose
Crawlable Urbanism: Cities Are for Kids, Too
Rasmussen: Americans Want More Federal Support for Transit
Ft. Belvoir: Pioneering the U.S. Military’s Brand of Smart Growth
U.S. DOT Launches “Everyone Is a Pedestrian” Campaign
Credit Rating Agencies Uneasy About Toll Roads as Americans Drive Less
Infographic: U.S. DOT Promotes the Health Benefits of Active Transportation
Foxx: “We’ve Got to Look at Transportation in a Multimodal Fashion”
Will Technology Save Us From Another Train Crash Like Spain’s?
Stuck With Bad Transit Options? There’s an App for That.
Vitter Seeks to Cut Environmental Reviews for Massive Road Projects
Paul Krugman Links Sprawl to Persistent Social Inequality
At First Hearing, Foxx Defends Projects That Advance the “Public Good”
Here We Go Again: Sen. Rand Paul Pits Bikes Against Bridges
T4A Calls for Action Against Dreadful House Transpo Budget
Commuting Tips for the Incrementalist: Small Changes, Big Savings
Study: Federal Funding Means More Bike Commuting
Another Swing (and a Miss) From Anderson Cooper’s Show on High-Speed Rail
Car Ownership May Be Down in the U.S., But It’s Soaring Globally
Anthony Foxx Takes Office As U.S. Transportation Secretary
Senate Offers a More Multi-Modal 2014 Transportation Budget Than House
Anthony Foxx Confirmed Unanimously as U.S. Secretary of Transportation
APTA Goes After Transit-Harassing Patent Troll
Has America Already Hit “Peak Car”?
The Defense Department’s Embrace of Livability Will Save Money — and Lives
New Pentagon Mandate: Make Military Bases Livable, That’s an Order!
AAA: Hands-Free Devices Don’t Solve Distracted Driving Dangers
Why Isn’t Smart-Growth Pioneer Gina McCarthy Running the EPA Yet?
In California Cities, Drivers Want More Bike Lanes. Here’s Why.
Bi-Partisan Lawmakers Push Permanent Tax Equality for Transit Commuters
Placemaking to Make Friends: The Case of Cleveland’s East 4th Street
Ford Still Trying to Get Millennials to Like Them
Is Your Rep a Member of the New Public Transportation Caucus Yet?
Where’s the National Business Voice for Transit?
Cyclists of Color: Invisible No More
Following NYC’s Historic Launch, Bike-Share Poised to Pop Up Everywhere
Q&A with Elly Blue, Feminist Bike Activist and Independent Media Titan
Foxx Rocks His Confirmation Hearing, Reveals Some Initial Priorities
Capital Bikeshare Members Reduced Their Driving 4.4 Million Miles Per Year
Mr. Money Mustache on Retiring at 30 By Riding a Bike
Suburbanization of Poverty Isolates a Growing Number of Americans
Obama’s Budget Would Save the Transpo Trust Fund. If Only It Were Real.
Seven Ways Technology Is Rendering the Automobile Obsolete
Refereeing the Raging Debate Over the “Specialness” of Cyclists
Millennials Will Drive More As They Age, But Still Less Than Their Parents
Parking Crater Champion Tulsa Moves to Limit Surface Parking Downtown
Celebrate Bike to Work Week, No Matter What You Weigh
How Green Is Grocery Delivery in Cities?
Commuter Idyll Winner Jake Williams Tells His Dramatic Story of Salvation
Dreamy Routines: Some of Our Readers’ Best “Commuter Idylls”
Surviving a War Abroad Only to Die Back Home Behind the Wheel
NHTSA: Traffic Deaths Shot Up 5.3 Percent to 34,080 in 2012
Sustainability Busts Out of Its Cubicle, Permeates DOT, HUD, and EPA
Tell Us About Your “Commuter Idyll”
Does President Obama Have the Power to Influence Transportation Policy?
Meet Your Next Transportation Secretary
TIGER’s Love Affair With Freight — And Bikes
Pretty Please: U.S. DOT Asks Carmakers to Limit Onboard Distractions
How TIGER Transformed Transport Planning — And Lived to Tell About It
No Surprise Here: Drivers Don’t Want to Pay Higher Gas Taxes
After Years of Unchecked Sprawl, Employment Inches Closer to the City
Reps. Duncan and Nadler Will Lead New T&I Panel on Freight
Counting Bikes and Cars Without a Clipboard
How to Write a Complete Streets Policy
Study: Too Many Drivers Fail to Look for Pedestrians When Turning Left
What Should the Surgeon General Say to Get More People Walking?
How Much Driving Is Avoided When Someone Rides a Bike?
Congress to U.S. DOT: The Roads Aren’t Safe Until They’re Safe For Everyone
More March Madness: REI Pits Cycling Cities Against Each Other
Another Slanted High-Speed Rail Story From Anderson Cooper
Will New Oil Supplies Slow the Transition to Green Transportation?
Study: Homes Near Transit Were Insulated From the Housing Crash
Freeways Without Futures: CNU Is Taking Nominations!
Is ASCE Failing to Tell America to Spend Wisely on Infrastructure?
Obama’s Clean Energy Policy Elevates Efficient Cars Over Efficient Modes
CDC: Americans Drive Distracted Waaaay More Than Europeans
Transit Trips Rose Faster Than Driving in 2012, Despite Impact of Sandy
Bicycling Means Business: How Cycling Enriches People and Cities
In Violation of MAP-21 Promises, House Votes to Cut Transportation Spending
Congress Comes to the Bike Summit (and the Bike Summit Goes to Congress)
Bike Summit: With a Seat at the Table, Cyclists Need to Master the Etiquette
AAA Releases Bike Safety PSA at Bike Summit
How to Diversify Bicycle Culture in Three Easy Steps
U.S. DOT to Challenge AASHTO Supremacy on Bike/Ped Safety Standards
Budget Sequester Could Throw a Wrench Into Transit Expansion Projects
Sequestration Week: Will Congress Find a Solution By Friday? Does It Matter?
Ray LaHood: “It’s Not Just About Emissions”
Ray LaHood: “Sitting on the Sidelines Doesn’t Accomplish Anything”
The Ray LaHood Exit Interview
McClatchy Muckrakers Expose Seedy Underbelly of the Highway Bonanza
Cycling Advocates to President: We’d Like Another Ray LaHood, Please
So God Created Transit: A Fitting Response to Dodge Ram’s Super Bowl Ad
Gary Toth: TTI Congestion Scores Prove Road Expansion Isn’t the Answer
Keeping CNN Honest: 10 Ways Anderson Cooper Got the Rail Story Wrong
How Will the Next Transpo Secretary Build on Ray LaHood’s Legacy?
It’s Official: LaHood Is Out
How Mayor Mick Cornett Fought Oklahoma City’s Brain Drain and Weight Gain
Confronted With Congestion Pricing, People Clamor for Transit, Gas Tax
Today’s Transit Dreams May Come True — 78 Years From Now
Federal Transit Administration Grapples With Likely Funding Cuts
Outgoing AASHTO Director: Assess Gas Tax By the Dollar, Not By the Gallon
Pro-Bike Republican Tom Petri to Chair Key House Transpo Panel
Biking Uphill Is Satisfying, and Other Bicycle Research From TRB 2013
Today in Foreign Policy: American Interests Demand Walkable Communities
GAO: Mileage Fee Could Be More “Equitable and Efficient” Than Gas Tax
What Does It Mean That LaHood Isn’t On the Second-Term List? Nothing.
Do T&I Committee Members Get the Transpo Needs of American Cities?
Study: Shorter Blocks May Be the Key to Cutting Traffic in Small Cities
Mica’s New Post Gives Him a Good Vantage Point For Sniping at Amtrak
Fiscal Cliff Deal Leaves Big Questions on Transportation
What Do Anti-Density NIMBYs and Road-Wideners Have in Common?
Do Seniors Want the Livability Improvements AARP Wants For Them?
Walk Score Ranks the Bikeability of Every Address in 36 Cities
Blumenauer: Let’s Stop Hiding in Fear of a Mileage Fee
New Black Box Rule Isn’t Enough to Hold Drivers Accountable For Ped Crashes
Ford Tries to Sell More Cars By Looking to a Future With Fewer Cars
Seven Jiu-Jitsu Moves for Advocates to Use MAP-21 to Their Own Advantage
Getting Hosed on a Hybrid
LaHood: “We’re Not Giving Up on High-Speed Rail” in California
A “Movement For Movement” Puts Walking Front and Center
Surgeon General Announces Call to Action on Walking
Four Republicans Who Might Work Across the Aisle on Transportation
Eight Burning Questions About Post-Election Transpo Policy and Politics
What Would Meaningful Amtrak Reform Look Like?
How States Are Adapting to MAP-21’s Changes to Bike/Ped Funding
GAO: States “Flexing” Fewer Federal Dollars to Transit
Why Traffic Deaths Are More Common in Red States Than in Blue States
Streetsblog Readers Have Spoken: Janette Sadik-Khan For DOT Secretary
Poll: Who Should Be the Next U.S. Transportation Secretary?
Will the Next Transpo Chair Continue Attacks on Bike/Ped Funding?
What Kind of Leadership Would Bill Shuster Bring to the Transpo Committee?
Grover Norquist Buckles to Pressure From Koch-Backed Group on Carbon Tax
Yes, We Have No Carbon Tax
Communities Vote to Tax Themselves to Support Transit
Boehner’s Cryptic Message on Taxes
Election Reveals Who Will Shape the Next Transportation Bill
Don’t Forget the Third Party Candidates!
Which Mitt Would Shape U.S. Transpo Policy: The Governor or the Candidate?
What Has President Obama Done to Improve American Transportation Policy?
Infographic: The Many Connections Between Transportation and Health
At NACTO Conference, LaHood Delivers Straight Talk on MAP-21
Not a Word About Transit in Obama Jobs Plan
DIY Urbanism: No Permits, No Red Tape, No Going Back
Biden, Ryan Trade Automobile Horror Stories, Talk Up Car Jobs in VP Debate
This Could Be the Biggest Year Ever for Transit at the Ballot Box
NRDC Gives Gas Consumption Maps a Helpful Revision
How MAP-21 Allocates Transpo Funds Where They’re Needed Least
As MAP-21 Takes Effect, Road Builders Vie for TIFIA Funds
Should Doctors Play a Role in Determining Who’s Fit to Drive?
Which Counties Have the Biggest Oil Addiction Problem? We Still Don’t Know.
LaHood Incorrectly Blames 80 Percent of Pedestrians for Their Own Deaths
The Economist: Don’t Expect Driving Rates to Rise Again
Walk Score Factors In the Ineffable Qualities That Make Neighborhoods Great
Colorado Authorities Cite Driver for Cyclist Harassment
UPDATED: Reminder: Amtrak Subsidies Pale in Comparison to Highway Subsidies
Liberate Yourself From Costly Highway Expansion, State DOT! Here’s How.
USA Today: Homebuilders Pass On Garages, Build Front Porches
UPDATE: Here’s Your Chance to Influence MAP-21’s Implementation
Leinberger: Walkable Urbanism Is the Future, and DC Is the Model
NRDC Poll: Americans Support New Transit Twice as Much as New Roads
How Highway Spending Could Become as Transparent as Bike/Ped Spending
Politico: Boxer Already Working on the Next Transportation Bill
NACTO Beats the Clock With Quick Update of Bike Guide
September Brings “Back to School” Jump in Traffic Congestion
Democratic Platform’s Scarce Words on Transportation Fail to Inspire
Tennessee DOT Moves Past Road-Widening as a Congestion Reduction Strategy
They Totally Went There: GOP Outlines Extremist Transpo Views in Platform
Are Dense Urban Neighborhoods More Resilient During Natural Disasters?
Will DOT’s New Freight Council Focus on More Than Trucks?
Stroller-Share: Can I Get an Amen?
Romney Energy Plan: More Drilling, More Oil Dependence
Finally, the Presidential Race Turns to Transportation
There’s a Lot Riding on U.S. DOT’s Definition of “Congestion”
International Funders Shift Investments Toward Sustainable Transportation
The Strain of Job Sprawl on Two-Income Households
In New NHTSA Report, Scarce Information on Causes of Pedestrian Deaths
Oregon Takes the Next Step in Moving Beyond the Gas Tax
Governors Get on Board With Smart Growth
White House Transportation “Champions” Didn’t Get There By Car
How Much Bang Are Cities Getting From Federal BRT Bucks?
Has DOT Retained a Bit of Say-So on TIFIA?
Highway Builders to Party Leaders: The Future Is “More Than Just Roadways”
No Explanations as Traffic Deaths Jump 13.5 Percent
How State DOTs Got Congress to Grant Their Wish List
Smart Growth America: States May Pave Over Their Own Good Intentions
Why Congress Can’t Kill the Partnership for Sustainable Communities
Tea Party Deficit Hawks Don’t Mind Charging the Taxpayer For Personal Cars
Cliff’s Notes on the Transit Changes in MAP-21
The Awful Truth About the Transpo Bill’s Bike/Ped Loophole
Brookings: Inadequate Transit and Sprawl Cut Off Workers From Jobs
States Already Licking Their Chops Over Newly “Flexible” Bike/Ped Funds
GOP’s “Bridge Repair, Not Bike Lanes” Mantra Was Just a Lot of Hot Air
Civil Rights Groups to Build Toward 2014 Transportation Bill Reauthorization
Under New Bill, America’s Transpo Loan Program Ignores National Goals
A New Bill Passes, But America’s Transpo Policy Stays Stuck in 20th Century
Transpo Bill Cuts Bike/Ped Funding, Lets States Spend It on Left-Turn Lanes
Complete Streets Provision Eliminated From Final Transpo Bill
Boxer Confirms That Bike/Ped Protections Remain in Final Bill
Transpo Bill Rumor: DeFazio Says Conference Committee ‘Gutted’ Bike/Ped
Public Weight Loss Failure for Toronto’s Anti-Bike Mayor
Pressure Mounts to Hold Sen. Boxer to Her Word on Safe Streets
Advocates to Boxer: Save Funds for Safe Streets, Don’t Let House Gut NEPA
“Transformative” Bike Projects Win Big in Fourth Round of TIGER Grants
Making Lawmakers Answer For Pedestrian Deaths In Their Districts
House to Vote on Firming Up the Conference Deadline
AASHTO Adds Designs to Bikeway Guide, But Not Protected Bike Lanes
No More Mr. Nice Guy: Transit Advocates Get Organized
Boxer Changes Her Tone, Adopts a Fighting Stance
House Attack on Safe Streets Makes Transpo Bill Ever More Elusive
House GOP Threatens to Wipe Out Local Control Over Bike/Ped Funding
Conference Devolves Into Talk Of Extensions
House Appropriators Leave TIGER, HSR Out of Next Year’s Budget
Stakeholders Beg Conferees to Stop Acting Like Children
FRA Chief: America Is Driving Less and Congress Needs to Catch Up
Tea Party Republicans Take Aim at Bike-Ped Funding in Conference
Washington Post: Have We Lost Our Passion for the Automobile?
U.S. DOT Spells Out Priorities For Conference Bill
House Members Try to Work Their Will in Conference
Study Predicts “Resilient Walkable” Places Will Lead the Housing Recovery
RAND: Car-Sharing Could Cut Carbon Emissions From Cars By 1.7 Percent
Walk Score Calculates City Bikeability, SF Comes in Second to Minneapolis
Are Americans Driving Less Because They’re Working Less?
Seven Questions as Transportation Bill Conference Gets Underway
Political Jockeying Over Gas Prices Is Divorced From Reality
Mapped: Dramatic Changes on London Streets in the Congestion Pricing Era
The Cast of The West Wing Walks the “Walk and Talk” Walk
FHWA: Small Investments in Bike/Ped Infrastructure Can Pay Off in a Big Way
Have a Question for Secretary LaHood? Ask It Here
FRA Guidance on Pedestrian Safety Still Misses the Real Problem
Five Ex-Secretaries Map Out a Communications Strategy For Transportation
Celebrate Earth Day the FTA Way, With a Map of Sustainable Transpo Projects
Patent Troll Sues Transit Agencies For Releasing Real-Time Transit Info
House GOP Tries to Horse-Trade Senate Bill For Keystone Pipeline
HUD: Now’s the Time to Tell Congress Why Smart Planning Matters
Can a 100% Private Passenger Rail Line Turn a Profit?
Why Bicyclists Are Better Customers Than Drivers for Local Business
To Change Your Community’s Streets, the Action Is in the Statehouse
Why Are Three Out of Four Cyclists on the Street Men?
House Won’t Take Up Senate Transpo Bill as March 31 Deadline Looms
Obama Counters Gas Price Demagoguery With Commitment to Fracking
Despite Nods to Transit, House GOP Still All About Highways
AASHTO’s Vision of Safe Streets for Seniors: Bigger Type on Highway Signs
Don’t Call It a Merger: America’s Big Three Bike/Ped Advocates Join Forces
Was Eric Cantor Forced to Ride This Bike?
Conservative Pols Hate Government Subsidies, Unless They Subsidize Sprawl
Romney Wins Iowa, Loses the Rail-Passenger Vote
Record Fuel Exports Don’t Mean the U.S. Is Not Addicted to Foreign Oil
Lawmakers Push to Fund Transit Service During Economic Emergencies
NTSB: States Should Ban Hands-Free Calls While Driving
TIGER III News Begins to Leak — Chicago Bike-Share Among the Winners
Transit’s Not Bleeding the Taxpayer Dry — Roads Are
Another GOP Transportation Proposal That’s Really All About Oil Drilling
Combating the Myth That Complete Streets Are Too Expensive
Was Ridesharing Ignored in the Senate Transportation Bill?
LaHood Defends High-Speed Rail Program At House Hearing
Is Transpo Funding Fundamentally a PR Problem? Five Ex-DOT Chiefs Discuss
Mapped: How Federal Funding Fails to Match Demand for Transit in the U.S.
Mapping the Consequences of Our Automobile Addiction
What Will the Senate Bill’s Transit Section Look Like?
Supercommittee Goes Bust, Lone Prospect of Gas Tax Hike Dissolves
Taxpayer Group: GOP Drill Bill “Not a Responsible Budget Approach”
No Details Yet on House Transportation and Oil Drilling Bill
The Anatomy of a Successful Transit Ballot Measure
2012 Transpo Budget: Sustainable Communities and HSR Out, TIGER In
Mica Warns Boxer on Highway Trust Fund; House Plans Hearing on “Drill Bill”
Deputy Secretary Roy Kienitz Calls It Quits At USDOT
Senate Bill May Weaken Smaller Metros, Empower State DOTs
What’s Wrong With Telling Cyclists to Ride on the Bike Path?
Nine Reasons For Bike/Ped Advocates to Take Heart: The Senate Edition
More Election Results: Transit Wins Big
Two-Year Transpo Bill Moves on to Full Senate Without Bike/Ped Protections
Today Is Decision Time For Local Transit Contests
Coming Soon: Super-Partisan “Oil-For-Infrastructure” Transpo Bill
Two Infrastructure Jobs Bills Die in Senate
The New California HSR Plan: Forecast of Doom or Blueprint for the Future?
Today: Senate Debates Infra Bank, Transpo Funding, Regulations, and More
How Will the House Answer the Senate’s Transportation Funding Bill?
Feds Put Off Issuing New Trucking Safety Rules
Bike/Ped Funding Safe as Senate Rejects Rand Paul’s Amendment
Why Create an Infrastructure Bank When We Could Just Expand TIFIA?
Strike Three: Another Senator Takes Another Swipe At Bike-Ped Funding
Transforming Tysons Corner: A High-Stakes Suburban Retrofit
The Federal Government’s Smart Growth-Inspired Landlord
Even the Godfather of Rail~Volution Wouldn’t Raise the Gas Tax Right Now
Rail~volution: Will New Americans Fuel Smart Growth or Suburbanism?
Lessons From the Former Chairman: Oberstar on Ending the Interstate Era
Mica Won’t Say Where Transpo Funding Will Come From; LaHood Defends TE
Ray LaHood Won’t Stay at USDOT Past 2012
Will New Infrastructure Funding Survive the Demise of Obama’s Jobs Bill?
GM to College Students: Stop Pedaling, Start Driving
Transportation Projects Chosen For Federal Fast-Tracking Lean Multi-Modal
Does the Elusive Infrastructure Bank Already Exist?
House to Vote on Cement Industry Environmental Regulations
Transit Union Challenges NYPD Order to Help Arrest Fellow Protestors
Get on the Bus (With Everybody Else)
McConnell Spoiling For a Fight Over Jobs Bill, House Passes Budget Extension
USDOT Tries to Resuscitate the HSR Dreams Congress Wants to Bury
Cantor Orders Up Tax Cuts, Hold the Jobs
Will Obama’s Transportation Jobs Plan Avoid Funding Sprawl?
TTI: Mass Transit Saved Drivers 45.4 Million Hours Last Year
Would Romney Build Roads or Rail?
New Survey Numbers Show Surprising, But Slight, Dip in Bike Commuting
Mica, GOP Leadership Looking to Raise Transportation Spending Levels in Bill
MoveOn Takes On Infrastructure
Dealbreaker: Senate Rejects House Budget Due to Lack of Car Subsidies
Senate Saves a Sliver For High-Speed Rail
Communities Urge Congress: “Don’t X Out Transit”
Senate Strips High-Speed Rail Funding
Federal Support for Smart Planning Is on the Line Today
Obama: “I Will Veto Any Bill” Without Tax Increases on the Wealthy
Harry Reid Calls Bike Facilities “Absolutely Important”
The Stranger: If Safer Streets Mean War, We’re Ready for Combat
Last-Minute Deal Preserves Bike/Ped Funding. But For How Long?
Boehner: Lets Build Highways to Transport Fossil Fuels
Sen. Boxer Spoiling For a “Fight” Over Transportation Enhancements
Coburn Blocks Quick Senate Vote on Transportation Extension
How Dangerous is Sen. Coburn’s Amendment to Kill Bike/Ped Funding?
House Passes Transportation Extension Unanimously
House Prepares to Vote on Extension, Coburn Will Try to Kill Bike/Ped
House and Senate Agree on 6-Month Transpo Extension
Obama Includes Infra Bank in His Jobs Push; Mica Rejects It Out of Hand
House GOP’s 2012 Transportation Budget: Deep Cuts, Especially for Livability
Inhofe Supports Clean Extension, Won’t Vote Against Bike/Ped (This Time)
The Consequences of Political Foot-Dragging
Behind President Obama’s Call For More Infrastructure Projects
The Senate’s “Dr. No” Says He’ll Block An Extension Unless Bike/Ped Is Cut
GOP Leader’s Infra “Compromise” Is Just Another Ploy to Kill Bike/Ped
Boxer and Johnson Warn Senators of Job Losses If Transpo Bill Isn’t Extended
Tennessee Mom Threatened With Arrest For Letting Daughter Bike to School
President Obama Pushes Congress For a Clean Extension of Transpo Bill
With Deadlines Looming, Mica Supports Transportation Extension
Well That’s a Relief: Hurricane Irene Shouldn’t Affect Gas Prices Much
Taking Greyhound? Papers, Please.
Sure, Leave Gas Tax Collection to Liberal Tax-and-Spend States Like Georgia
Civil Rights Group Demands End to Car-Centric Transportation Policies
The Environmental Impact of Your Two-Wheeled Commute
It’s Official: Congress’s Next Spitting Contest Will Be Over the Gas Tax
Absent a Transportation Bill, DOT Can Innovate All On Its Own
Feds Call “All Hands On Deck” For Detroit Transit
Alex Steffen: We Can’t Avert Climate Change Without Dense Cities
Report: Get Out of the Highway-Obsessed Eisenhower Era
The Latest Target of House Spending Cuts: EPA’s Smart Growth Office
Mica and Rail Supporters Meet Halfway
Onion: Al-Qaeda Would Reduce U.S. Infrastructure to Rubble But It’s Too Late
Gas Tax Expires September 30
Bike League: “Eligibility” for Bike-Ped Isn’t the Same As “Dedicated Funding”
Raquel Nelson Likely to Opt For a New Trial, Her Lawyer Says
Chamber of Commerce: Empty Asphalt = Good Transportation Performance
Raquel Nelson Speaks on the Today Show About Her Son and Her Court Case
The Streets and the Courts Failed Raquel Nelson. Can Advocacy Save Her?
Boxer Confirms Bike-Ped Funding, Gang of Six Loves infrastructure Spending
GOP ‘Streamlining’ Plan Threatens to Clear a Path for Highways and Pollution
No Commitment to Bike-Ped Funding in Senate Transpo Bill Outline
Rich People Love Sidewalks, And Other Livability Lessons From USDOT
House Votes to Strip High-Speed Rail Funding
Desperately Seeking: One Senate Transportation Bill, Preferably Bipartisan
Rail-Wary FL Gov. Scott Threw Caution to the Wind in Supporting SunRail
Big Oil Lobbies to Keep Its Tax Breaks Off the Table in Debt Talks
Georgia Mom Convicted of Vehicular Homicide For Crossing Street With Kids
Ford, Verizon Support Distracted-Driver Law — And Its Loophole
Bi-Partisan Political Veterans Team Up to Design a New Gas Tax System
Mica: Why Are the Democrats Picking On Me?
More Responses to Mica Transpo Bill: Lots of People Think It’s a Rotten Idea
Mica: “The Focus of the Bill Is on the National Highway System”
Mica’s Transportation Proposal: Responses Flood In
Mica Transpo Bill Shrinks Spending 33%, Eliminates Bike-Ped Guarantee
Finally: Rustlings of a Reauthorization
The Dangers of Touting the Job-Creation Benefits of Transpo Investment
Stimulus-Backed Programs Struggle to Stay Alive After Funds Run Out
Rumor Mill: House Leadership Hostile to Transpo Reauthorization
USDOT Announces Funding For Transit Projects, Minus ARC Tunnel
Expect Two (Radically Different) Reauthorization Proposals Soon
NJ Rep. Frelinghuysen Goes After HSR Money Destined For His Own State
25 Senators Demand Robust Transit Funding
Mica Extends Olive Branch to Amtrak, Dems Pound Rail Privatization Plan
Mica Accedes to Dems’ Request to Delay Action on Rail Privatization
House Plan to Privatize Northeast Corridor Retains Public Ownership
How Seniors Get Stuck at Home With No Transit Options
Ray LaHood Wants to Hear From Streetsblog Readers
Obama Administration Pushes for Transit Maintenance
Google Shows That When Transit Agencies Free Their Data, Riders Win
Urban Abandonment: One Way to Cure Congestion
Can High-Speed Rail Reduce Air Travel and Highway Expansion?
GM CEO: “We Ought to Just Slap a Dollar Tax on a Gallon of Gas”
Labor and Environmentalists Unite to Push for Transportation Reforms
Cul-de-Sacs Are Killing Us: Public Safety Lessons From Suburbia
How Car Dependency Turns Suburban Dreams into Foreclosure Nightmares
Video: LaHood Answers Questions About Bike Lanes, Fuel Economy, and HSR
Fmr. Comptroller General: We Can’t Solve Our Problems With Spending Cuts
Highwayman Inhofe Still Wants to Rob Bike/Ped Funding From Transpo Bill
Lawmakers Introduce Reality-Based Plan to Achieve “Freedom From Oil”
What The Debt Ceiling Vote Means For Transportation
Study: Building Roads to Cure Congestion Is an Exercise in Futility
Complete Streets Bill Introduced in Senate
GOP Proposal to Privatize the Northeast Corridor Meets Resistance
Boxer: Transpo Funding Will Rise in Senate Bill, Bike/Ped Will Be Preserved
Senate Transportation Bill, MAP-21, Freezes Spending at Current Levels
Dangerous By Design: How the U.S. Builds Roads That Kill Pedestrians
Scenes From National Bike to Work Day
Experts Agree: Six-Year Transportation Bill Won’t Pass This Year
Good News From the Senate: Transit Operating Assistance and Much More
AASHTO Approves First New Bicycle Routes in 30 Years
Ray LaHood Gets Behind 2 Mile Challenge
Seven Transportation Improvements Everyone Can Agree On
So Many Subsidies for Big Oil, So Little Political Will to End Them
Brookings: Transit Access to Jobs Is the Missing Link
How Would Blumenauer’s New Commuter Benefit Proposal Work?
Knowing Is Half the Battle: States Lack Data to Make Good Transpo Decisions
Tales From the Post-Earmark Era: Pork Won’t Hog the Transpo Money
Northeast Corridor, the Midwest, and California Say “Thanks, Florida!”
Reps. Matsui, LaTourette Introduce Complete Streets Bill
Well That Was Quick: Obama Disavows Mileage Fee Proposal
Obama Wants to Study Viability of Mileage-Based Fee for Transpo Revenue
Republicans Still Swear Drill, Baby, Drill Is the Best Way to Lower Gas Prices
President Obama’s Transportation Bill Prioritizes Livability, High-Speed Rail
Mayors Rebel Against State-Controlled Highway Expansion, Fight For Transit
How to Get People to Adopt More Climate-Friendly Behaviors
President Obama Expected to Release Proposed Transportation Bill
Philadelphia’s Battle Against Impervious Asphalt
Without Adequate Federal Funding, Will States Raise Their Own Gas Taxes?
What the Feds Giveth, the States Taketh Away — From Bike/Ped Programs
States Begin to Consider the Benefits of a Two-Year Transportation Bill
Is the Realtors’ Survey Really a Ringing Endorsement of Smart Growth?
$100 Million for HUD Sustainability Program Survives in This Year’s Budget
“Path to Prosperity” or “Road to Ruin”? Either Way, the House Says Yes
Senate Introduces a Narrower Bill for Wider Sidewalks
High-Speed Rail Funds Get Slashed in Detailed Budget Plan
You Can Open Your Eyes Now: Budget Deal Spares Transpo the Worst
More From the House Transpo Hearings: The Advocates Edition
Strange Bedfellows Unite for Infrastructure Investment, Financing Tools
Forty Transportation Experts, One Message
Aviation Bill: Foretelling What’s to Come For Surface Transportation?
The Week Ahead: Congress Fights About Budget Cuts and Talks Transpo
The Secrets to Success for Transit-Oriented Development
WSJ: Mica Says Transit Funding Will Stay “About the Same”
House Transportation Committee Rejects Obama’s 2012 Budget Request
Rep. LaTourette Tells Transit Advocates to Ask Congress for What They Need
“Grab a Hold of Your Shorts”: Mica and LaHood Talk Transportation Bill
Will Senate Republicans Send Back Their Own States’ TIGER Money?
Cyclists Descend on Capitol Hill, Ask Lawmakers to Preserve Bike Funding
Boxer Pushes LaHood on Financing for Transportation
LaHood Kicks Off National Bike Summit
State Transpo Officials Push to Toll for Maintenance, Not Just Capacity
Transpo’s Losses in First Round of Spending Cuts Look Worse Than They Are
Who Wants Florida’s $2.4 Billion in High-Speed Rail Funds?
Yes, Transit Belongs in the Highway Trust Fund
House Passes Seventh Extension of Transportation Bill
Mica, LaHood Stump at AASHTO Meeting
GAO: Trucking the Least Efficient Mode of Freight Shipping
Transportation 101: Cliff’s Notes for the Reauthorization Debate
AASHTO: Government Shutdown Could Cost Transportation Sector $100M/Day
The Economist: Rock-Bottom U.S. Gas Tax Makes Gas Cheaper Than Water
Puppies and Peanut Butter: Brookings on State Transpo Mistakes
How Hard Will the Senate Fight Back Against House Spending Cuts?
House to Vote on Deep Cuts to Essential Transportation Programs
In Age of Budget Cuts, Why Are Billions of Federal Rail Dollars Going Unused?
Bike-Ped Funding Survives 583 Amendments
In West Virginia, T&I Committee Kicks Off Field Hearings on Long-term Bill
Obama Admin’s Bold Transpo Plan Leaves Funding Question to Congress
Obama Proposes Infra Bank, Livability Grants, Doubling Transit Funds
Obama Budget Proposes $556B, Long-term Transportation Bill
What to Look For in President Obama’s Budget Request on Monday
Buses vs. Rail: Conservatives Do Battle Over Which Mode is Better
Retired Military Leaders, Corporate CEOs: Driving Alone Aids Terrorists
GOP Moves Ahead With Deep Cuts to Transportation, Housing
House Democrats Begin to Push Back on Draconian GOP Spending Cuts
“Amtrak Joe” Biden, in Philly, Announces a New Plan for High-Speed Rail
Obama Finally Brings the Chamber a Fruitcake (It’s Called Infrastructure)
GOP Targets Transportation, Housing For the Deepest Cuts
AASHTO Suggests Some Tools for Getting Out of the Transpo Funding Mess
Transpo Committee Adds Southern Locations to Field Hearing Schedule
APTA Survey: Transpo Bill Delay May Force Job Losses in U.S. Transit Industry
What Will Become of Amtrak If It’s Left Out of Plans to Expand HSR?
Biggest TRB Meeting Ever Highlights Visionary Bicycle Research
Transportation Committee Shrinks, EPW Announces New Members
Upstate NY Rep With Portland Roots Charting Middle Ground on Transpo
CA Rep. Hunter: Roads Constitutionally Mandated, Transit Must Pay for Itself
Top DOT Officials Preview the Push for a Transportation Bill
Obama: Europe and Russia Invest More in Roads and Railways Than We Do
Will President Obama Speak for the Transit-Starved Tonight?
NTPP: Infrastructure Investment Will Only Boost the Economy If Done Right
Get Rich While Reducing Emissions: Smart Growth Keeps Looking Smarter
Republicans Propose Spending Cuts Targeting Amtrak, Transit Funding
LaHood Goes to Detroit to Talk to Automakers About Distracted Driving
Highway-Affiliated Pew Climate Report Favors “Clean” Cars Over Transit
Home Builders Urge Fannie, Freddie to Get Behind Mixed-Use Development
Bicycle Advocates Thank LaHood, Talk Strategy
Mica’s Goal: “More Cars Off of the Highway”
Is the Livability Movement Doomed to Homogeneity? The CDC Says No.
High Speed Rail: Which Corridors Have the Best Chance for Success?
Mica is “Pretty Confident” That New Rules Won’t Starve Highway Trust Fund
Household Deficit Reduction: Transit Saves People Almost $10K a Year
We’re Pulling for You, Gabby Giffords
New House Rules Threaten TIGER and Livability Programs
Auto Sales Rise Along With Gas Prices (Though Nowhere Near $5/Gallon)
Send in Your Transpo Questions for the 112th Congress
Food Deserts: Another Way the Deck Is Stacked Against Car-Free Americans
Actually, Highway Builders, Roads Don’t Pay For Themselves
Republicans Want to Horde Transpo Money and Call It Deficit Reduction
House Celebrates Norman Mineta, Ignores His Ideas
Transit Riders Keep Same Tax Benefits As Drivers
CA Mayors Ask Sen. Barbara Boxer for a 21st Century Transpo System
Don’t Waste the Next Two Years: A Blueprint for Reform Under GOP Control
Inside the Bush Tax Cut Compromise is a Gift for Transit Riders
Report: California Leads Nation in Green Transpo Policies
AAA Gets an Earful From Members About Equality For Bikes
Bikes on Bridges: A How-To Guide for Advocates
House Passes Extension of Transportation Reauthorization
Rep. Mica Confirmed as Transportation Committee Chair
House Punts on Budget, Votes on Yearlong Extension Instead
What the GOP Spending Rollback Would Mean for Transportation
Would an Infrastructure Bank Have the Power to Reform Transportation?
Why Reformers Should Care How We Pay for Transportation
Deficit Commission Pushes For Anti-Sprawl Reforms
EPA Recognizes Small Towns and Big Cities For Smart Growth Efforts
Clock Ticks on a Popular Way to Pay for Infrastructure
Rahall Says His Transpo Record Is About More Than Just Highways
Earmark Ban Goes Down to Defeat in the Senate
Another Day, Another Revelation That a Gas Tax Hike Is Necessary
Livability and the GOP: A Conversation With HUD’s Mariia Zimmerman
GOP Wants to Bring Transpo Policy Back to the 1950s
Bachmann: It’s Not an Earmark if It’s for Highways and Bridges
Dutch Planners School U.S. Cities on Bikeability
Seatbelts and Tickets Alone Won’t Cure America’s Traffic Death Epidemic
Oberstar’s Final Words of Wisdom
How Pedestrian! The Walking Movement Flexes Its Muscle
Auto Industry Celebrates a Republican House It Helped Put In Power
Our Stagnant Gas Tax Rate Is Making the Deficit Worse
The Power of the Pursestrings Shifts to a Livability Denier in the House
What Does It Take to Win a Planning Grant From the Feds?
Could a Coal-n-Highways Dem Take Oberstar’s Place on Transpo Committee?
Just How Lame Will This Lame Duck Be?
Obama Still Believes in a Bipartisan Push for Infrastructure. Do You?
Wisconsin, Ohio Governors-Elect Press Ahead to Pull the Plug on Rail
Eliminate Waste or Kill Good Projects? Earmark Ban Could Cut Both Ways
Oberstar Says Goodbye, Mica Promises Rail and a Long-Term Bill
The Silver Lining: 73 Percent of Transpo Ballot Measures Win
Election Results: GOP Govs Win Big, Dems Take California, Oberstar Ousted
Will Georgia’s Next Governor ‘Unclog Atlanta’?
Election Day Finds Two Livability Champions on the Ropes
Will Florida’s Next Governor Sink the State’s Chances for Rail?
Bike-Ped Funding Dips as Stimulus Spending Slows
Anti-Rail Candidates Take Aim at High Speed Dreams in the Midwest
Governor Moonbeam versus eMeg: What’s at Stake for Transportation?
T4America Maps TIGER Grantees: Find One Near You
Texas Gov Rick Perry Could Get Four More Years to Build Mega-Highways
Will Bike-Phobic Dan Maes Cost the Colorado GOP Major Party Status?
Avoiding the Unintended Consequences of Transit-Oriented Development
Even Portland’s Model Transit System Has Labor Disputes
Why Transit Agencies Expand Capacity While They Cut Service
If You Come, They Will Build It: Notes on Livability From Rail~volution
Fighting Freeways: War Stories From Portland
Filling in the Void Left Behind By Sprawl and Abandonment
HUD Announces Winners of $100M in Sustainability Grants
Five Reasons Reformers Are Rallying Behind Obama’s Transpo Push
A National Infrastructure Bank: Can the U.S. Learn From Europe?
Frontrunner for Tenn. Gov Gets Bike Award — But Look Behind the Curtain
How the Information Age Can Make Streets and Transit More Efficient
High-Speed Rail vs. Low-Cost Bus
Former US DOT Bosses Call for Mileage Tax and Congestion Fees
FTA: Transit Maintenance — Not Just Expansion — Will Grow Ridership
State DOTs Make Deeper Bike-Ped Budget Cuts Than Expected
High-Speed Rail: Do We Have the Will?
Obama Admin Will Make Its Transportation Push During the Next Congress
Barbara Boxer Questions Need for Infrastructure Bank
Applications for TIGER II Funding Overwhelm What U.S. DOT Can Dish Out
Will the Next Merit-Based Transpo Program Rock Harder Than TIGER?
Street Safety Projects Threatened as States Give Transpo $ Back to Feds
The Problems With Ports, or Why We Need a National Freight Act