Transit

19 hours ago
A UK blogger argues that transportation infrastructure planning is informed too heavily by the kinds of trips men tend to make.
Streetsblog USA
6 days ago
The transportation planning app moovel (formerly known as Ridescout) has created a YouTube series called Transit Trends that brings "explainer posts" to a new format.
moovel
July 15, 2016, 10am PDT
The first phase of Toronto's 15-tear transit plan took a crucial step forward this week.
Urban Toronto
June 27, 2016, 1pm PDT
More bad news for the beleaguered transit agency of our nation's capital, as declining ridership and prolonged service disruptions have now given way to large-scale layoffs throughout the organization.
The Washington Post
June 22, 2016, 12pm PDT
Hate it or love it, Uber has changed the transportation game across this country. To boost ridership and change its public image, transit should consider taking some cues from the rideshare giant.
Market Urbanism
June 18, 2016, 5am PDT
An ambitious and aggressive plan to launch new ferry service connecting all five boroughs in New York is scheduled to launch in January 2017.
The New York Times
June 16, 2016, 5am PDT
The long-time mayor of St. Louis has announced his top priority for his final year in office, and it's good news for transit advocates.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
June 12, 2016, 5am PDT
When it comes to transit, it's quality, not just quantity.
TransitCenter
June 8, 2016, 12pm PDT
The proposed East-West Bus Rapid Transit project has already built the political support that doomed a previous attempt at light rail along the corridor.
Urban Milwaukee
June 7, 2016, 11am PDT
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will invite ratings from transit users via the existing MuniMobile app. That's brave.
CityLab
May 26, 2016, 6am PDT
The Regional Plan Association presents the details of a plan to build a rail line connecting the Bronx, Queens, and Brooklyn: the Triboro Line.
Regional Plan Association
May 19, 2016, 11am PDT
Good news: Metro Los Angeles will open the long-awaited Expo Line extension, connecting Santa Monica and the the beach to Downtown Los Angeles, this weekend. Bad news: the public waited until now to worry about the parking around new stations.
Los Angeles Times
May 16, 2016, 7am PDT
For decades, New York City's boom times lay deep in the past. Now that the city's growing again, Aaron Renn says New York may need to take cues from the Sun Belt, of all places.
Urbanophile
May 9, 2016, 12pm PDT
Transit riders in the famously small city of San Francisco (in geographic size, anyway) have set a goal to design and build a system that makes it possible to travel between any two points in the city in 30 minutes or less.
Hoodline
May 6, 2016, 2pm PDT
A 2001 contract between the city of Los Angeles and CBS Decaux failed to deliver 662 shelters for bus stops. A case study in what not to do on either side of a public-private partnership follows.
KPCC
May 6, 2016, 8am PDT
The idea that proximity to transit equals higher land values doesn't tell the full story. According to this study, a variety of other factors must be in place to achieve the desired effect.
CityLab
April 24, 2016, 7am PDT
The new Sound Transit light rail link between downtown, Capitol Hill, and the University of Washington is already drawing a crowd.
Seattle Transit Blog
April 22, 2016, 2pm PDT
The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) is on a multi-modal roll, releasing two guides to non-automobile forms of transportation in recent weeks. The most recent offers guidance on why, where, and how to site bikeshare.
Next City
April 20, 2016, 11am PDT
Could the cancellation the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority's membership in the American Public Transportation Association be the wakeup call the transit industry needs?
TransitCenter
April 19, 2016, 8am PDT
One of the national centers of authority for street design is onboard with trends already in motion in local jurisdictions all over the United States. So let it be written; so let it be done?
Streetsblog USA