Transportation

The decision of a city in Texas to plan for new growth using a grid of streets has inspired readers and makes a lot of sense.
Highways to Boulevards campaign organizers and CNU members visited 20 Congressional offices in late October, to discuss two current proposals in Congress that would offer funds for highway removal.
Not if you can't use it for shopping—and that's why protected bike lanes are one key to reducing carbon emissions.
From transit-oriented development to Tactical Urbanism, transportation themes have resounded through the first two decades of the CNU Charter Awards.
The city of Oak Park has the density—it needs placemaking, and that is why an automobile-oriented corridor is being transformed with a linear greenway and complete street.
With the governor’s endorsement, CNU’s long-time recommendation to transform Buffalo’s Skyway is closer to reality. The city and state have an opportunity to implement the best ideas from the top proposals.
Three heartland cities are investing to strengthen the downtown core and build a framework for regional multimodal transportation.
For about a quarter of typical road diet costs, semi-permanent street transformations have been successfully demonstrated in two cities.
We have made cars safer, but we still are reluctant to make streets safer.
A pilot program proposed to fund the study and removal of highways in urban contexts, an idea of great interest to urbanists, has largely flown under the radar.
Two-way streets prove safer, more walkable, and more supportive of business than one-way streets for Midwestern cities.
New York State transportation officials are gathering crucial input to ensure the successful transformation of Route 81 in Syracuse into a Community Grid.