Despite strong opposition from taxi driver associations, a new bus rapid transit system is set to open later this month in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Aug 23, 2009 AllAfrica
Big metropolitan transit agencies are struggling through the recession, with many considering cutting services and raising fares, according to astudy by Transportation For America and Transportation Equity Network.
Aug 20, 2009 Reuters
Philadelphia's public transit system is preparing to launch a new service that makes bus and train arrival times available to riders' handheld devices.
Aug 7, 2009 Plan Philly
A huge but largely under-noticed portion of public transit money goes to paratransit -- equipment and services to transport disabled people. Now, cheaper alternatives are emerging.
Jul 28, 2009 Governing
An American-born transit planner who help usher in congestion pricing and smart transit card technology in London has been nominated to chair New York's transit system.
Jul 16, 2009 The New York Times
The recently passed House climate bill only dedicates 1 percent of funding to public transportation projects. Some are arguing that needs to be increased when the bill heads to the Senate.
Jul 9, 2009 The Washington Independent
This post from <em>Treehugger</em> compares subway fares from around the world.
Jul 2, 2009 Treehugger
The story of how an iPhone application charting public transit arrival times led to as-yet-unanswered questions about who owns this public data -- or whether it can be owned at all.
Jun 29, 2009 SF Appeal
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) says service cuts are imminent, and invites the public to weigh in on how the cuts will play out.
Jun 25, 2009 Chicago Tribune