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.
December 29, 2010, 2pm PST
Garrett Bradford of TheCityFix reviews some of the most innovative and sustainable transit systems from around the globe that made their debut over the last twelve months.
December 11, 2010, 11am PST
Sirinya Tritipeskul delves into the data and creates maps that illustrate clearly where the job centers are in Los Angeles and where new transit plans will connect them to the region.
December 11, 2010, 5am PST
This article from <em>OnEarth</em> magazine looks at ideas for improving transportation in the United States, and offers some illustrations to help explain.
December 3, 2010, 12pm PST
Despite predictions of ridership that are lower than previously thought, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is still pushing ahead with plans to build a subway line in the center of the city.
December 1, 2010, 7am PST
Washington D.C.'s Metro is expecting a major increase in ridership over the next 30 years. To try to meet that demand, they're recruiting ideas from the public with a new outreach effort.
November 21, 2010, 7am PST
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.