Transit

The answer to the question in the headline is “not very.” Thirty years into the initial experiment, however, light rail has not been the game changer it was hoped to be.
3 days ago   Atlantic Cities
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.
Apr 9, 2011   Curbed LA
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.
Apr 7, 2011   New Urban Network
As gas prices rise, more voices are calling for increased investments in transit and more multi-modal city planning.
Mar 24, 2011   USA Today
<em>Streetfilms</em> has begun a ten-part video series looking at non-automobile transportation in cities across the U.S.
Mar 3, 2011   Streetfilms
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.
Feb 24, 2011   The Honolulu Star Advertiser
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.
Feb 17, 2011   U.S. News And World Report
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.
Feb 15, 2011   Shelterforce Magazine
Transit ridership boomed during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, but the numbers have since fallen.
Feb 12, 2011   CBC
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.
Feb 7, 2011   Human Transit
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.
Jan 31, 2011   The Shoshin Project