Bus

Edward Glaeser pens an opinion piece on the missing ingredient in the bus riding experience—cool. Not necessarily Mick Jagger cool, but definitely Steve Jobs cool.
Mar 6, 2014   The Boston Globe
Intercity bus travel is the fastest growing mode of travel for the third year in a row. This piece from <em>New Geography</em> looks at why.
Apr 25, 2011   New Geography
TheCityFix's Jonna McKone profiles one of the most interesting subways in the world — Haifa's Carmelit funicular — and the city's BRT system.
Oct 31, 2010   TheCityFix
Electronic passes used to board transit systems in the Seattle region could offer a new eye for Big Brother. According to privacy rights activists, the data in the employer-provided passes can be monitored by employers without employees' knowledge.
Dec 20, 2009   The Seattle Times
San Antonio is wrapping up a month-long experiment that has offered free Wi-Fi internet access on some of its buses.
Nov 24, 2009   The Houston Chronicle
A new web-based application that tracks the location of Washington D.C.'s Circulator bus has been released.<em>DCist</em> reports.
Jun 29, 2009   DCist
A draft Environmental Impact Report is now underway to study the proposed routes and power sources for rail extensions south of Boston. Considerations include ridership, wetlands, smart growth benefits, and future development around train stations.
Apr 10, 2009   The Boston Globe
This commentary from <em>re:place</em> magazine offers tips and insights into how one can ride transit like a pro.
Mar 1, 2009   re:place
Manners Mall in Wellington, NZ, has been closed to all vehicles since the seventies. The City Council wants to restore buses through the walkway to improve service.
Feb 16, 2009   The Dominion Post
Plans to replace Seattle's aging inner-city freeway with a $4.2 billion tunnel and expanded bus service have many lawmakers concerned about being able to raise enough money to make it happen.
Feb 11, 2009   The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
A long-help plan to install GPS-ready bus tracking equipment to New York City buses has been pushed off indefinitely.
Feb 3, 2009   NY1 News