Bus Transit

October 10, 2016, 5am PDT
A new interactive website by a bus advocacy group in New York City clarifies the ways MTA bus service needs improvement.
StreetsBlog NYC
September 7, 2016, 7am PDT
A median-income family in the L.A. metro area spends 73 percent of their income on housing and transportation alone. L.A. Metro explains why and how they're taking huge steps to get affordable housing on land they own—where it will do the most good.
August 6, 2016, 5am PDT
Seventy-five new buses hit the streets of Queens in May, but none of them have transit signal priority technology, proven to improve travel times, on board.
AM New York
July 27, 2016, 9am PDT
Akron Metro RTA recently announced the details of an overhaul of its bus system—the reorganization will affect every one of the system's 36 fixed bus routes.
Akron Beacon Journal
May 18, 2016, 9am PDT
The Chicago neighborhood of Bridgeport provides a case study of the collision between neighborhood advocacy, politics, and transit planning.
DNAinfo Chicago
April 6, 2016, 9am PDT
The U.S Department of Transportation has announced a competitive grant funding opportunity designed specifically for bus transit.
Mass Transit
November 10, 2015, 2pm PST
An investigation of passenger complaints provides the starting point for an in-depth investigation of the service provided by Florida's largest transit system.
Miami Herald
October 13, 2015, 2pm PDT
It's simple, according to this Washington Post column: better buses make a better city.
The Washington Post
May 21, 2015, 10am PDT
Omaha sets out to prove that strong transit isn't just "a Portland thing or a New York thing."
August 29, 2014, 7am PDT
A plan to shut down streets around Cleveland's Public Square and make it a pedestrian friendly civic space has prompted many commenters to call for revisions to the plan, especially with regard to the square's heavy bus transit capacity.
The Plain Dealer
July 20, 2014, 9am PDT
Will a large city do what its county voters refused to do—fund the county bus system, though largely within city limits? Seattle voters will be put to the test in November when asked to pay an annual $60 vehicle fee and 0.1% sales tax.
The Seattle Times
October 17, 2011, 5am PDT
Because the Port Authority Bus Terminal lacks a garage, empty buses shuttle off to New Jersey for storage between the AM and PM commutes. The garage would have been funded by a higher toll, which NJ and NY governors rejected.
January 11, 2010, 7am PST
Residents and visitors to downtown Portland have long enjoyed taking buses, LRT, and streetcar within a perimeter known as Fareless Square at no cost. While the MAX and streetcar will remain 'fareless', the bus will cost you. New name: Free Rail Zone