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Leap, one of three luxury commute services competing with public transit in San Francisco's Marina District, has run afoul with the state regulatory system and was forced to shut down until it obtains an operating license.
19 hours ago   San Francisco Chronicle
Though the Los Angeles region is very dense, significant barriers to transit-oriented planning remain. Based on this analysis, the lack of a central urban core shouldn't be one of them.
Mar 19, 2015   Medium
Aaron Paley, the man who brought Ciclovia to the United States, wants Los Angeles to be a model for the transition from auto-dependent to car-optional.
Mar 12, 2015   The California Sunday Magazine
The Central Loop BRT project, scheduled to break ground this month, will improve commuter travel times. But a collection of compromises means many ideal BRT components won't be installed.
Mar 8, 2015   CityLab
Successful driverless cars might lead to "mini mass transit," a distinct mode from public transit and the private automobile. The consequences for land use could reshape suburbia.
Mar 8, 2015   The Greater Marin
What they may lack in peace and quiet, crowded cities more than make up for by requiring residents to live smaller. Tangible environmental benefits follow.
Mar 1, 2015   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Milwaukee Alderman Joe Dudzik's arguments in opposition to a proposed streetcar project have been heard before.
Jan 28, 2015   Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
In Seattle, a four-legged denizen uses the city's public transit system on her own to get to and from her favorite place.
Jan 14, 2015   CNN.com
As the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) considers the environmental analysis for a proposed bus rapid transit lane in Palo Alto, local officials are opposing the version of the plan that would remove parking for a dedicated bus lane.
Jan 12, 2015   Palo Alto Online
Blog Post
I hope that my article, "A New Transit Safety Narrative," recently published in the Journal of Public Transportation, will change the way people think a Blog Post
Jan 7, 2015   By Todd Litman
A trend piece by CNN examines Americans' increasing embrace of transit. Although the subject matter is familiar to Planetizen readers, the article also reveals insights into mainstream perceptions of the contemporary mobility discussion.
Dec 18, 2014   CNN