The Left holds: Canada will retain a progressive government, despite the Liberals forming a minority government in parliament following this week’s election. The new government will increasingly rely on other left-wing parties for majority.
Mobility wealth: A new study finds that kids who grow up in walkable areas may make more money when they become adults.
Sky is blue: Low-density sprawl cost governments more money than urban development.
Adaptive bikeshare lessons: What can be learned from Oakland’s adaptive bikeshare pilot program?
But careful of drains: Scientists say that leaving the leaves on the ground provide health and environmental benefits.
Polluted governance: Environmental protection of the nation’s waterways just took a huge leap backward.
PDX-BOI choo choo: Could Amtrak service between Portland and Boise return?
There’s a difference: There are nuanced differences between gentrification and the housing shortage problems.
A vision: The federal government may increase funding for Vision Zero programs.
HSR Southeast: An early study for high-speed rail between Charlotte and Atlanta has wrapped up, showing that travel times could be just over two hours.
Sports-related boom: In San Francisco, the lower waterfront area is booming with sports-related highrise development.
Not yet profitable: Lime is set to lose $300 million ($) in 2019.
Win them over: A Swedish is giving people free “test rides” to try out transit.
Open parks: Not everyone is happy with New York City’s “parks without borders” program.
Go Geary: San Francisco is looking at a new east-west corridor for a BART subway.
Go Dutch: Take a dive into how the Dutch improve their bike infrastructure.
Rethinking punishment: A New York City diversion program is offering art classes instead of prosecution for certain low-level offenses.
Pigovian: Chicago’s mayor wants to ramp up fees on ridehailing.
Regulate freight trains: Amtrak’s routinely late long-distance train routes are costing the agency millions of dollars each year.
Poor judgement: A superior court judge says that Edmonds’ safe gun storage law is unconstitutional ($).
Blame Trump: American air quality was improving, but now it’s getting worse.
Decongestion charging: East Palo Alto is considering a decongestion fee program to reduce cut-through highway traffic.
Overcoming inaction: The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency may circumvent unwilling state Democrats to enact a four-county clean-fuel standard.
America’s crisis: Traffic fatalities are down in America, but pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities continue to rise ($).
Missing middle housing: Bloomington, Indiana is debating major reform to single-family zones.
Status quo: Chicago’s transit agency plans no hikes and no service changes in next annual budget, but ridership continues to fall.
Climate change fallout: Climate change will lead to faster spread of disease, but scientists want people to be informed.
Rewarding sustainable choices: What if you could jump into a shorter airport security queue if you took transit?