Public Transit

A look ahead at what is shaping up to be a very eventful year in the world of transportation.
Jan 1, 2016   CityLab
Residents of metropolitan Atlanta showed signs of a strengthening economy, a fast growing region, and, perhaps surprisingly, strong support for public transit.
Nov 2, 2015   Atlanta Business Chronicle
A city infamous for a broken and largely informal system of public transit is implementing a massive overhaul of its bus system. High capacity bus rapid transit will run at the center of the new system.
Oct 30, 2015   Los Angeles Times
Transit advocates have little good to say about the recently-passed Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act. While it doesn't cut transit funding, it does nothing to expedite transit-based solutions.
Oct 29, 2015   Streetsblog Network
As part of the city's long-term Go Boston 2030 plan, residents were consulted about what improvements they would like to see. Answers included an end to fatal crashes and better-integrated, more frequent transit.
Oct 23, 2015   Boston Globe
Recognizing that providing transit passes to students costs about the same as operating a system of buses in-house, some schools are giving students access to public transit.
Oct 13, 2015   MinnPost
Late last month, the final phase of Seattle's Prop. 1 went into effect, bringing across-the-board improvements to bus and train frequency.
Oct 7, 2015   Seattle Transit Blog
Washington, D.C.'s DOT has adopted TransitIQ, a straightforward tracking technology, to help dispatchers keep buses on schedule.
Oct 4, 2015   Mobility Lab
A study by the Transportation Research Board calculates "land use effect" and "ridership effect" to show how much land is saved when cities include public transit.
Sep 30, 2015   Streetsblog USA
Thinking about congestion as an economic problem generates new solutions for the problem as well as a response to accusations of social engineering.
Sep 29, 2015   Urban Kchoze
The San Diego Association of Government on October 9 will consider a 35-year regional plan that prioritizes public transit in its management of an expected 1 million new residents.
Sep 29, 2015   The San Diego Union-Tribune