People first: There’s a risk that autonomous vehicles may force people to accommodate them instead of the other way around.
Prepping for BRT: Sound Transit is getting ahead of potential future development by acquiring strategic properties in Renton.
Reframing walking: “Jaywalking” may be come a thing of the past in Seattle, as some local legislators are proposing.
Valuing character: A new study suggests that Millennials prefer living and working in communities with authentic historic districts.
2040: Following in the footsteps of France, the United Kingdom will ban the sale of vehicles powered by gasoline and diesel by 2040.
Noisy, bright locales: If you have trouble sleeping, perhaps it’s your neighborhood.
Bikers prevail: Public comment helped stop a broad proposal to charge more for bike trailers on state ferries.
A better transpo bill: The transportation committee in the United States Senate has pushed out a bill that would boost transportation spending, including on transit, walking, and biking.
Crony plan: There’s ample reason for skepticism of the Trump administration’s “$1 trillion infrastructure plan.”
Speed kills: A new NTSB report shows that speed continues to be a primary contributor to road deaths and little is being done to stop it.
Monthly membership: Local bikeshare companies, Spin and LimeBike, will offer monthly membership programs for unlimited rides.
Pack on up: This week, the Tweeter-in-Chief told the Rust Belt to just move where there are jobs and give up on home.
Map of the Week: A new map shows major American rivers as subway and bus lines.