With Los Angeles, Charlotte, Washington D.C. and many more cities hoping on board, seats are filling up quickly on America's streetcar bandwagon. However, experts caution gung ho cities about unreal expectations for improving mobility.
May 24, 2013 The Atlantic Cities
Mexico City's emergence as a "commuter's paradise" due to a focus on people and places, rather than cars and driving, has earned the city this year's Sustainable Transport Award from the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP).
Jan 18, 2013 National Geographic
The ambitious plan to transform the auto-oriented D.C. suburb of Tysons Corner into vibrant, walkable Tysons will require building a culture of public transportation, and buses are seen a central piece of that effort, reports Luz Lazo.
Jan 16, 2013 The Washington Post
Intercity buses face new regulations as they continue to expand their services and compete for ridership, reports Susan Stellin.
Aug 29, 2012 The New York Times
The era of American cities such as Chicago and New York leading the way in urban innovation went out with the close of the 20th century, says Dustin Roasa. Its China's turn to show the world what the city of the future will look like.
Aug 14, 2012 Foreign Policy
Everyone has seen the phenomenon of "bus bunching" - no matter what the schedule, buses end up clustered together in packs, resulting in some full buses and some empty ones and a long wait for some. Two professors say they have a solution.
Jun 27, 2012 World Transit Research
Eric Jaffe examines the unusual success of transit in Broward County, Florida, proving that a little route planning goes a long way.
May 23, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
Stephen Lee Davis investigates a campaign by Baton Rouge community groups to revive its bus service as it teetered on the brink of collapse.
May 20, 2012 Transportation for America
Saddled with an aging fleet of buses and infrequent schedules, the Napa County Transportation and Planning Agency has secured federal funds to replace most of its fleet and build a new transit center.
Nov 21, 2011 Napa Valley Register
Extortion by street gangs has been a way of life for bus drivers in Medellin for years. But recent refusals to pay -- and subsequent murders of drivers -- has led to a massive bus strike.
Aug 1, 2011 The City Fix