The city still known for its smog will not have its buses to blame - the last of its diesel-fueled ones retired Jan. 12 in a celebration. All but 7 of the 2,221 buses will be compressed-natural-gas powered; electric and gas-electric the remainder.
Jan 13, 2011 Los Angeles Times: Environment
New dedicated lanes and limited-stop buses have entered the transportation picture in New York City.
Jan 5, 2011 The New York Times
Lax enforcement of standards created to limit exhaust from idling diesel-powered vehicles and buses shows that there is still work to be done in Mayor Richard Daley's quest to position Chicago atop the list of the nation's greenest cities.
Nov 22, 2010 The Chicago Tribune
The largest bus and transit expo in North America happened this week in Vancouver, and manufacturers showed off the latest in transit technology.
Nov 19, 2010 The Vancouver Sun
Business interests on a downtown commercial street complain a transit mall is making the area less attractive for retail.
Nov 5, 2010 Streetsblog
A proposal in L.A. to use recently approved funding to push 30 years of transportation projects into the next decade has elicited a protest from the city's Bus Riders Union.
Sep 1, 2010 Streetsblog L.A.
A Portland transit planner from the days when buses were the primary means of getting around says the system is headed in the wrong direction and service is declining.
Aug 23, 2010 EnzymePDX.com
Recent MTA budget cuts have forced New York City to axe a few of its bus routes, but they've had the effect of spurring a new wave of private bus initiatives.
Aug 20, 2010 Market Urbanism
Investments in rail systems in cities across America are pulling crucial funding away from better-used bus systems, according to this column from Joel Kotkin. He blames the "density lobby".
Aug 12, 2010 Forbes
This feature from <em>New York</em> magazine looks at the increasingly attractive option of introducing more bus rapid transit lines into New York City.
Jul 6, 2010 New York