July 5, 2016, 2pm PDT
Blogger and transit consultant Jarrett Walker paints a picture of Portland's Line 75, a workaday bus serving urban neighborhoods outside downtown. His reflections on radial and orbital journeys are worth a read.
February 1, 2016, 7am PST
A transit rider and writer has a simple and succinct request for transit planners in Minneapolis: straighten out your transit routes.
December 24, 2015, 7am PST
Based out of San Francisco, Remix is an intuitive, data-rich tool for transit planners as they consider new routes. All you need to do is draw out the line on a map and add stops.
May 3, 2013, 7am PDT
Utilizing the largest data release of its kind, researchers at IBM have analyzed the location information from 500,000 cell phones to help optimize the routing of buses in Ivory Coast's largest city of Abidjan.
September 2, 2012, 1pm PDT
In a response to reader a question, Ken Davis goes in search of the factors that lead to Chicago Transit Authority decisions about eliminating or adding bus service.