Earlier today Streetsblog spotted a few more painted curb extensions on Vermont Avenue in L.A.’s Pico-Union neighborhood. Thermoplastic-paint extensions are in place at the Vermont Avenue intersections with Pico, Venice, and Washington Boulevards. The one-mile stretch of Vermont from Pico to Adams Boulevard is on the list of the top 40 Vision Zero priority corridors identified in […]
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez is in charge of executing an ambitious transit expansion plan -- but lately, in a spectacular example of missing the point, he's been talking up autonomous cars as the ultimate transportation solution.
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This morning the Metro board of directors voted to approve a motion that effectively kills the $6 billion 710 North freeway tunnel project and redirects its funds to soundwalls, resurfacing, transit, signals, and bicycle and pedestrian improvements.
Nashville is known as the home of the country music industry -- and a fast-growing region of car-centric sprawl. But local leaders realize they can't accommodate more growth with an outdated, cars-first approach, so Mayor Megan Barry released an action plan yesterday that lays out an ambitious agenda to improve conditions for walking, bicycling, and transit.
This week's guest is Dr. Lisa Schweitzer of USC's Sol Price School of Public Policy. In the first of a two-part series, Dr. Schweitzer talks about how her students respond to urban planning classes, what a recent controversy in a Los Angeles City Council election reveals about bike advocacy, and autonomous vehicles and land use policy.