April 28, 2016, 10am PDT
The 40-year-old system, second busiest in the nation after New York's, has seen ridership decline since 2010 as the region grows. A major cause is "frequency delays." The Washington Post reporters state that the subway has entered a death spiral.
April 24, 2016, 11am PDT
A history of growth and expansion is visible to the naked eye with photos covering a wide breadth of the planet and just a few short years.
April 14, 2016, 1pm PDT
The administrator of the Transportation Security Administration says public transportation systems in the United States are relatively safe from terrorist attack. His reasons for that assessment might surprise.
April 13, 2016, 7am PDT
As prices rise, especially in desirable urban markets, what used to be called "starter homes" rarely come up for sale. And when they do, they go for more than first time home-buyers can afford.
April 12, 2016, 6am PDT
A speedy approval process will have popular buses moving at a speedy pace down Georgia Avenue in Washington, D.C.
April 8, 2016, 12pm PDT
The Purple Line light rail route will connect Bethesda and New Carrollton in Maryland.
April 7, 2016, 5am PDT
An ambitious proposal to build seven new homeless shelters around the District of Columbia, with a price tag of $660 million, has been attacked on several fronts.
April 6, 2016, 10am PDT
Juno, a new transportation network company launching to a small group of testers in New York this month, is hoping to shake up the business model adopted by its predecessors in the field.
March 31, 2016, 5am PDT
Just a single day with D.C. Metro was bad, but it's possible the closures were just getting started.
March 22, 2016, 12pm PDT
Transportation Secretary Antony Foxx called on local transit agencies earlier this month to share data to be used in building a comprehensive map of the nation's transit lines.
March 18, 2016, 8am PDT
The nation's second busiest subway system reopened as planned on Thursday at 5 a.m. after being shut down for safety reasons on Wednesday after fixing several electrical problems found in 26 areas during the inspection. Electrical problems hit BART.
March 15, 2016, 7am PDT
A recent article in the Washington Post does a nice job of describing transportation planning as an exciting field, with important and engaging applications.
March 7, 2016, 7am PST
Finding the existing supply lacking, a Miami developer is proposing to create 'Caribbean-style beachfront property' in inland communities across the United States.
March 4, 2016, 6am PST
Put another way, Shoup's case against parking requirements is that they make life harder for the poor.
February 19, 2016, 6am PST
A humorous campaign ad targets Donald Trump on the issue of eminent domain.
February 6, 2016, 1pm PST
Good news for the United States is found in a recent series of maps by NASA. Air pollution has significantly improved around the country.
February 5, 2016, 5am PST
The idea of a gondola crossing the Potomac might still seem a little pie in the sky, but it has legs.
February 2, 2016, 2pm PST
Three D.C. Metro stations will now include grocery delivery. The service could expand, especially if it raises revenues for the cash-strapped transit agency.
January 22, 2016, 1pm PST
A large winter storm is bearing down on the East Coast, prompting advanced preparations by local officials.
January 16, 2016, 1pm PST
The Washington Post shows why the Flint water crisis is so concerning for the health of the residents affected.