Los Angeles again: The 2028 Summer Olympics are slated to head to Los Angeles ($); this makes it the third time that the city will hosts the Olympics.
Demand management: Thameslink, a railway operating in England, offers one way to reduce train congestion through technology.
Bipartisan solutions: Can Congress find bipartisan support to address aspects of the affordable housing crisis?
Iconic and historic: KeyArena and its sloped roof have been passed the first step in getting landmark status ($).
Biofuel pioneer: Sea-Tac Airport could become a national model in the use of biofuels by airlines, but will it happen?
Biketiquette: Streetblog Chicago talks biking etiquette–the good and bad.
In denial: The Trump administration is trying to stop carbon data reporting to the United States Department of Transportation. Meanwhile, a court has decided an Obama-era rule on restricting methane gas emissions from new oil and gas wells stands ($).
Going rogue: Amsterdam has had enough with rouge bikeshare companies and plans to shut them down.
Fair governance: Governor Jay Inslee promises to rollback a deeply unfair property tax swap that Senate Republicans conditioned for the state operating budget if Democrats take back the 45th Legislative District for state senate; taxes are going up primarily in Democratic-leaning districts and falling in Republican-leaning districts with basically no benefit for the former.
Catastrophic policy: The car industry wants Congress to take away the right of states and cities to regulate self-driving cars.
Space hungry: Amazon is a likely candidate to fill up the new Boot being built at Rainier Square.
Distorting rents: Though not yet peer reviewed, data indicates that Airbnb raises local rents by displacing long-term rental units.
Assisting in aging: Transit Center, a national transit think-tank, published a report highlighting how transit needs to be well designed to assist Americans as they age.