Public Transportation

As Brent Toderian describes in his recent blog post, "Public Transit Turning Point for Vancouver," the region's voters are being asked whether or not they support a sales tax increase to fund urban transportation improvements. Blog Post
Mar 19, 2015   By Todd Litman
Is there a difference between the two most common fare structures in public transit?
Oct 23, 2010   TheCityFix
With the notion of a national infrastructure bank dead for now and Wall Street reluctant to invest in infrastructure projects, Joel Epstein argues that Chinese investment in L.A.'s 30/10 Transportation and Jobs Initiative is worth considering.
Jul 22, 2010   Huffington Post
Lester Brown explores how bus rapid transit systems and other innovations are transforming transportation in cities across the world.
May 24, 2010   Grist
Despite being one of the largest cities in the U.S., public transit in Houston has not kept up with its population growth. Kristie Lewis offers five reasons why.
May 17, 2010   The Infrastructurist
Last Thursday, Las Vegas broke ground on the ACE Green Line, a new BRT corridor that will connect downtown Las Vegas and Henderson.
Apr 16, 2010   TheCityFix.com
The three new high speed rail lines are being called the biggest advancement of the United Kingdom's public transit system in more than 50 years.
Mar 15, 2010   The Mirror
The CEO of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority details the feast or famine of transportation planning in Southern California in 2010: budgets are being slashed while a new sales tax and federal stimulus go online.
Feb 10, 2010   The Planning Report
A new luxury hotel with subway access on the ground floor has opened in L.A., creating what Los Angeles Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne sees as a bizarre mix of vanity and transit.
Feb 1, 2010   Los Angeles Times
Blog Post
Oct 26, 2009   By Todd Litman
Rio de Janeiro has been named the host of the 2016 Summer Olympics. Now, the city has to start making its Olympic promises come true.
Oct 11, 2009   USA Today