Transportation

When transportation engineers make problematic city highway proposals, CNU members sometimes offer alternative design solutions that broaden the conversation—and that's the case with the BQE in Brooklyn.
A hierarchical system of subdivisions branching off of arterial roads is a "perfect recipe for congestion."
A new report called Dangerous By Design 2019 once again reminds us that thousands of people on foot are cut down each year in violent, preventable deaths.
Walkable City Rules: 101 Steps to Making Better Places shows how to make communities walkable—and better places to live.
CNU's 2018 Transportation Summit united local groups that battle to remove disruptive urban highway segments
A campus designed as an isolated, car-dependent place has become virtually car-free.
The greater choice offered by well-connected street networks leads to more capacity and efficiency, according to pioneering smart growth engineer Walter Kulash.
Historic street grids can handle greater traffic of all kinds—so why aren’t we building more of them?
Despite long-held beliefs of transportation officials, traffic congestion does not slow down economies, productivity, or job growth; and it may spur positive adaptation.
Well-designed urban roundabouts solve traffic delay problems while slashing the kinetic energy of motor vehicles in intersections, improving safety and allowing for placemaking.
Autonomous vehicles (AVs) will likely be one of the most transformative and disruptive technologies ever introduced. The technology brings the potential to make great progress in the following areas:
A pedestrian fatality spurred a transformation of a thoroughfare in Raleigh, linking a college campus to neighborhoods.