Public Transport

May 5, 2014, 12pm PDT
Transit authorities often push cuts on the people most dependent on public transit, sometimes called "captive riders." Instead, they focus resources on luring tourists and "choice riders" out of their cars. An article by Samantha Winslow explains.
Labor Notes
Blog post
April 15, 2014, 7am PDT
Medellín has been called the most innovative city in the world, and recently hosted the World Urban Forum WUF7 to huge acclaim. It has taken back the city's public realm, found simple solutions to complex problems, and emphasized a "City for Life."
Brent Toderian
September 15, 2013, 1pm PDT
Sydney's public transport system has long been criticised for its scant network, aging infrastructure and long journey times. Nicole Hasham reviews whether a new route through the city's northern beach-side suburbs will address these issues.
Sydney Morning Herald
September 29, 2011, 10am PDT
An expansion of Dublin's light rail system (DART) has been put on hold by Ireland's Transport Minister, who is ditching the idea in favor of a bus rapid transit system.
Irish Independent
Blog post
April 12, 2009, 3pm PDT

Politicians and planners be warned: you will now be judged according to your ability to improve walking, cycling and public transit services.  

Todd Litman