June 2, 2011, 5am PDT
Toronto's lack of focus on transportation planning and the absence of a national strategy for mobility is turning the city into a messy gridlock, according to this column.
June 1, 2011, 1pm PDT
University of Toronto professors say that building more roads just encourages more driving. Building transit doesn't help reduce congestion either, though it still maximizes the value of the transportation system.
June 1, 2011, 6am PDT
By relocating to a transit-adjacent building in New Jersey, electronics maker Panasonic has qualified for more than $100 million in tax credits from the state.
May 18, 2011, 11am PDT
Exposition Park in Los Angeles is on the verge of major changes -- a retired space shuttle, the last days of a stadium, new transit access, and the demolition of a piece of big-name architecture. But looking at its history, changes are nothing new.
April 23, 2011, 9am PDT
As London prepares to host next summer's Olympic Games, officials worry that the city's transit system will not be able to meet increased demand.
April 22, 2011, 6am PDT
Bicycle use is on the rise in Japan, where recovery from the March 11 earthquake and tsunami has made driving and transit use much more difficult.
April 14, 2011, 11am PDT
This post from <em>Shareable</em> lists the top ten American transit cities, as chosen by <em>U.S. News and World Report</em>, and three runner-up cities.
April 10, 2011, 7am PDT
Transit agencies brace for reduced ridership but will keep running -- for a little while, at least.
April 9, 2011, 7am PDT
As the city of Los Angeles edges closer to approving the construction of a new sports stadium in downtown, this post from <em>Curbed LA</em> offers 10 suggestions on how the stadium could and should fit into the city.
April 7, 2011, 12pm PDT
The former City Manager of Mountain View explains how a city once known as a second-class dormitory community turned its downtown area into a lively, successful, and loved place.
March 24, 2011, 11am PDT
As gas prices rise, more voices are calling for increased investments in transit and more multi-modal city planning.
March 3, 2011, 7am PST
<em>Streetfilms</em> has begun a ten-part video series looking at non-automobile transportation in cities across the U.S.
February 24, 2011, 6am PST
Ground has broken on Honolulu's long-planned rail system, but locals still worry that the new transit won't lure new development to town.
The Honolulu Star Advertiser
February 17, 2011, 11am PST
Salt Lake City, Utah has rapidly expanded its public transit system. In this Q&A, Mayor Ralph Becker talks about making those investments and how well they have worked.
U.S. News And World Report
February 15, 2011, 2pm PST
The Atlanta BeltLine brings much promise to the city of Atlanta, but will elevated housing costs be an unwelcome addition? Atlanta is looking to a community land trust to preserve affordability for the long-term near this new asset.
February 12, 2011, 7am PST
Transit ridership boomed during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, but the numbers have since fallen.
February 7, 2011, 7am PST
What do you think of when you think of the word "route" in relation to transit? What about the word "line"? Jarrett Walker argues that the language used to describe transit can influence how people think about it.
January 31, 2011, 6am PST
In this Q&A, urban planning professor Mitchell Moss explains how budget crises at the federal, state and local levels will affect transit funding in New York City and other places.
January 26, 2011, 7am PST
Getting around Atlanta can be a challenge, according to some in the city. And as growth continues, public transit will need to play a bigger part in moving the city, according to this article.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 17, 2011, 9am PST
Columnist Jon Hilkevitch writes that a new public-opinion poll on mass-transit issues found that the Chicagoans care deeply about them. Though the candidates haven't taken sides yet, it could be a deciding factor.