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Oct 1, 2014   Next City
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
A Queens 16-year-old teamed up with a Brooklyn entrepreneur to save the route after turned down by state legislators. The route was among three dozen others eliminated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority as austerity measures on June 26.
Jul 6, 2010   New York Daily News
More changes are coming to Manhattan as auto-space yields to bus-space on First and Second Aves. Will transit users comply with the honor system as boarding will take place from all three doors? The lanes will be 'terra-cotta brown' without barrier.
Jun 8, 2010   The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
<em>Los Angeles Times</em> columnist David Lazarus offers broad suggestions for fixing public transit in L.A.
May 20, 2010   Los Angeles Times
With a plan to distribute $775 million in federal funding for urban bus projects, <em>Next American City</em>'s Yonah Freemark suggests using it to fund projects like Cleveland's Healthline BRT.
May 6, 2010   Next American City