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FHWA Gleefully Declares That Driving Is Up, Calls for More Highway Spending
Are Children Parasites on Cities’ Finances?
Why It Makes Sense to Add Biking and Walking Routes Along Active Rail Lines
Talking Headways Podcast: Zoned Out
Turning a Suburban Retail Bus Stop Into a Place People Want to Go
Uber and Lyft Take a Step Toward Real Ride-Sharing
At Transpo Town Hall, Sec. Foxx Pushes for Local Control, Full Funding
Missouri Says No to Amendment 7′s Monster Tax Hike for Roads
Study: People in Low-Income Areas More Likely to Be Killed While Walking
Talking Headways Podcast: Poor Door Von Spreckelsen
Congress Hits the Snooze Button on Transpo Funding Until May
Time’s Up: 6 Things to Know About Today’s Transportation Showdown
FHWA to Engineers: Go Ahead and Use City-Friendly Street Designs
Talking Headways Podcast: Square Footage
Talking Headways Podcast: Good Riddance, “Level of Service”
UberFAMILY: Finally, a Taxi Option for People With Kids
The New Way to “Screw Obama” — Poisoning Your Neighbors’ Air
Talking Headways Special Episode: Walt Disney, City Planner
Paris Vélib’ Launches Bike-Share for Kids
Arizona Police Arrest “Jaywalking” Professor in Racially-Charged Incident
Talking Headways Podcast: Helmet Hair
Talking Headways Podcast: Rondo Revisited
Is Philly’s 24-Hour Subway Service the Wave of the Future?
The “Worst Cities for Driving” Include a Lot of America’s Best Cities
“Every Street’s Going to Prioritize Pedestrians”: MoveDC’s Lovely Fine Print
Building a Bike-Ped Data Model That Planners Will Take Seriously
Talking Headways Podcast: Les Rues Are Made for Walking
Talking Headways Podcast: Houston, Transit Paradise?
Mayor Chris Koos of Normal, Illinois: Gutting TIGER Hurts Small Towns
Deadline Extended! Vote for the Best Rainy/Snowy Picture
Talking Headways Podcast: A Deep Dive Into Biking and Walking Census Data
Remembering Jim Oberstar, Architect of Federal Bike Funding Programs
Could the Strava App Provide the Biking and Walking Data Cities Crave?
Talking Headways Podcast: California Über Alles
How the GROW AMERICA Act Could Modernize Federal Transportation Policy
Obama Administration Sends Transportation Bill to Congress
Uncle Sam Wants You to Drive: 5 Tax Breaks for Cars in the U.S. Tax Code
Talking Headways Podcast: Let Them Drive Cars
Talking Headways Podcast: Knight Rider Rides Again
How the Self-Driving Car Could Spell the End of Parking Craters
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
Talking Headways Podcast: Taking Transit Numbers for a Spin
With Ridership on the Rise, Will Congress Step Up and Invest in Transit?
Bill Peduto: If Pittsburgh Can Make Streets Bikeable, You Can Do It Anywhere
Talking Headways Podcast: One More Freeway Without a Future
Talking Headways Podcast: Hug This Streetcar
Talking Headways Podcast: How Does This Podcast Make You Feel?
How to Reduce Traffic By 30 Percent: Strike Fear Into Motorists
Talking Headways Podcast: Bikes of Ill Repute
What If There Was No Highway, Transit, or Rail Agency — Just U.S. DOT?
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?
TED Talk: OKC Mayor Mick Cornett on Designing a City for Fitness
Study: Parking Minimums Cost Seattle Renters $246 a Month
Enrique Peñalosa: Democracy Is Bus-Only Lanes and Protected Bikeways
Study: All Across America, Car Commuting Is Dropping
Q&A With Robert Grow: How Utah Decided to Embrace “Quality Growth”
Fight Street Crime With Speed Bumps and Crosswalks
A Highway Teardown Appears Likely, In an Unlikely Place
Blumenauer, Bipartisan Co-Sponsors Set Out to Improve Street Safety Metrics
Trick-or-Treat: Is Your Neighborhood Walkable Enough for Halloween?
Georgia Removes Tolls, Invites 11,000 More Drivers to Clog GA 400 Each Day
Do Immigrant Neighborhoods Hold the Secret to Ride-Sharing?
Spend 30 Minutes Watching This Doc and You’ll Spend the Next 30 Walking
And the Kiddies + Cities Photography Winners Are…
Cast Your Vote for the Best Picture of Car-Free Kiddies in Cities
ITDP Study: “A Coming Out for Bus-Based Transit-Oriented Development”
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
The Long, Painful History of Terrible Parking Policy in One 71-Second Cartoon
Lawmakers Push to Permanently Upgrade Transit’s Second-Class Tax Benefit
TIGER V a Shot in the Arm for Livable Streets in Cities and Small Towns
Nine Days in September: Congress’s Chance to Break the Gridlock
Photo Contest: Send Us Your Pictures of Kids on City Streets
Crawlable Urbanism: Cities Are for Kids, Too
U.S. DOT Launches “Everyone Is a Pedestrian” Campaign
Car Ownership May Be Down in the U.S., But It’s Soaring Globally
LaHood Heads Home for a Break and to “Hope the Phone Rings”
APTA Goes After Transit-Harassing Patent Troll
The Defense Department’s Embrace of Livability Will Save Money — and Lives
AAA: Hands-Free Devices Don’t Solve Distracted Driving Dangers
Placemaking to Make Friends: The Case of Cleveland’s East 4th Street
Guerrilla Crosswalk Painter Arrested by Vallejo Police, Cheered By Neighbors
Following NYC’s Historic Launch, Bike-Share Poised to Pop Up Everywhere
Q&A with Elly Blue, Feminist Bike Activist and Independent Media Titan
I-5 Bridge Collapse: A Painful Reminder of the Nation’s Misguided Priorities
Bike-Share Leads People to Ride Their Own Bikes More
Capital Bikeshare Members Reduced Their Driving 4.4 Million Miles Per Year
Suburbanization of Poverty Isolates a Growing Number of Americans
Refereeing the Raging Debate Over the “Specialness” of Cyclists
Celebrate Bike to Work Week, No Matter What You Weigh
Commuter Idyll Winner Jake Williams Tells His Dramatic Story of Salvation
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
How TIGER Transformed Transportation Planning — And Lived to Tell About It
FRA Responds: Amtrak Will Be Able to Use “Proven” Trainsets
No Surprise Here: Drivers Don’t Want to Pay Higher Gas Taxes
After Years of Unchecked Sprawl, Employment Inches Closer to the City
How Much Driving Is Avoided When Someone Rides a Bike?
Will Big Highway Projects Have to Consider Climate Change?
Is ASCE Failing to Tell America to Spend Wisely on Infrastructure?
Lawmakers Fret About Impact of Budget Cuts on Transit
Eleven Things to Look for in the Passenger Rail Reauthorization
Bicycling Means Business: How Cycling Enriches People and Cities
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
The Ray LaHood Exit Interview
McClatchy Muckrakers Expose Seedy Underbelly of the Highway Bonanza
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
Today’s Transit Dreams May Come True — 78 Years From Now