Federal officials are looking at an unlikely city as a model for urban public transit: Los Angeles.
Mar 29, 2010 Los Angeles Times
In a recent piece in Wired, Clive Thompson suggests that the solution to the problem of texting while driving is not to stop texting, but to stop driving. The popularity of texting is a good reason to support public transit.
Mar 17, 2010 Wired Magazine
This post on <em>The Infrastructurist</em> looks at the most expensive public transit projects of the last ten years in the United States.
Mar 12, 2010 The Infrastructurist
Grist writer Lisa Selin Davis argues that now is the time to make public transit a priority in serving outer suburbs, because the rebounding economy will inevitably lead to increased demand.
Mar 10, 2010 Grist
Houston Mayor Annise Parker is considering a big shake-up of the city's public transportation, including the option of transitioning to a fare-free system.
Feb 11, 2010 The Houston Chronicle
<em>GOOD</em> takes a look at five of the nation's biggest public transit systems and compares their ridership, average speeds, and average miles per trip.
Feb 4, 2010 Good
Transit ridership has dipped in 2009, according to a new report from the American Public Transportation Association. The recession and high unemployment rates are being blamed.
Dec 21, 2009 USA Today
In the third of a 5-part "Rethinking Green" series, the National Post casts doubt on public transit's ability to reduce global warming while praising driving; applying similar scrutiny to recycling and aquaculture in the first and second installments
Dec 14, 2009 National Post via The Vancouver Sun