Transit Service

The tough task of removing bus stops to speed up travel times is on the table in Washington, D.C.
Jan 28, 2016   Borderstan
The long-delayed First Hill streetcar offered its first trips to the public last weekend in Seattle. Big questions about the operation and effectiveness of the streetcar still remain.
Jan 25, 2016   Seattle Times
Seattle, home to the most infamously bungled infrastructure projects in the country (the Bertha-blocked tunnel), has managed to do something rare for any city: complete a transit extension on-time and under-budget.
Jan 14, 2016   MyNorthwest.com
Citing the drastically reduced costs of a bus line, the city of Providence is hoping to replace its proposed streetcar line with the Providence Enhanced Bus Circulator. The new proposal requires federal funding to display a similar flexibility.
Jan 13, 2016   Providence Journal
Miller Lite is shifting from its normal lobbying expenditures in the nation's capital to pick up the tab on the ride home for those taking transit. Here's to getting home safely, tonight and every other night.
Dec 31, 2015   The Hill
Until this weekend, CTA buses in Downtown Chicago averaged a speed of 3 mph. The Loop Link is designed to improve those results.
Dec 22, 2015   Chi.Streetsblog
Responding to the leading complaint about the Portland Streetcar—that they move too slow to be useful compared to other modes—service will temporarily make fewer stops along routes in the Pearl District and Downtown.
Dec 4, 2015   The Oregonian
An investigation of passenger complaints provides the starting point for an in-depth investigation of the service provided by Florida's largest transit system.
Nov 10, 2015   Miami Herald
BART expanded service in September in a display of the lost art of making the most of what they've got.
Oct 9, 2015   San Francisco Chronicle
While cities like New York and San Francisco's transit systems are bursting at the seams, D.C. Metro's rail system lost 5 percent of its ridership between 2010 and 2015. This week Metro acknowledged some of its fault in that trend.
Oct 8, 2015   The Washington Post
Esri offers insights into five new ways to analyze the success of transit service in cities of all kinds.
Oct 5, 2015   ESRI