Expansion of transit has helped fuel a boost in ridership over the last decade in Charlotte. But with falling tax revenues, the city looks unlikely to be able to continue its planned transit growth.
Nov 21, 2010 the transport politic
Yonah Freemark looks at how to increase rail ridership without adding trains.
Oct 29, 2010 the transport politic
Jarrett Walker argues that reports of the decline of public transportation ridership have been exaggerated.
Jul 18, 2010 Human Transit
The new Northeast Regional extension to Lynchburg, Virginia has met its goal of 51,000 riders project for its first year in the first six months.
May 21, 2010 WSLS-TV
Planners in cities across the country are installing electronic sensors to track how many people are making use of bike lanes and trails.
May 17, 2010 USA Today
At a recent transportation conference, Dr. Leo Kroon of the Netherlands Railway says their strategy is not to force people to use the train but to 'seduce' them with the latest innovations.
Mar 4, 2010 IBM's Smarter Cities blog
The new Canada Line rail service that links downtown Vancouver to the airport has seen steadily increasing ridership since its opening in August.
Dec 29, 2009 The Globe and Mail
Transit ridership has dipped in 2009, according to a new report from the American Public Transportation Association. The recession and high unemployment rates are being blamed.
Dec 21, 2009 USA Today
Transit saw some big ridership increases over the past few years, but maybe not where you'd expect. Data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows the top ten metropolitan areas where transit use has increased the most. Exclusive
Nov 19, 2009 By
In the U.S., men bike far more than women. Some researchers suggest that understanding and meeting the demands of women is the best way to increase overall ridership.
Sep 22, 2009 Scientific American