Walder’s arrival from London, where he transformed a flagging bus and subway system, brought high hopes for New York’s transit system, says Michael Grynbaum. But is he meeting the expectations of riders and officials?
Oct 26, 2010 The New York Times
With the debut of the latest map of the Moscow Metro, TheCityFix's Jonna McKone takes a look at mass transit maps from across the globe and chats with mapmaker Cameron Booth.
Oct 26, 2010 TheCityFix
Is there a difference between the two most common fare structures in public transit?
Oct 23, 2010 TheCityFix
A conversation series from the National Trust for Historic Preservation asks what it would take for people to ditch their cars and rely solely on walking, cycling and public transportation.
Oct 22, 2010 Glass House Conversations
In the last ten years, more than two thirds of poverty growth has happened in suburban areas of American cities. According to Brookings', social services such as transit have failed to keep up in the face of decreasing tax revenue.
Oct 16, 2010 The Next American City
Why didn't the chicken cross the road?
Because pedestrian Level-Of-Service was below "C".
Sep 22, 2010 By
A couple of years ago, I was listening to a friend explain why she left Rochester for Jacksonville. "I was tired of digging my car out of the snow." It occurred to me that the nexus between driving and winter weather may at least partially explain the decline of America's northern Rust Belt. Opinion
Sep 3, 2010 By
The graph below shows the most recent USDOT vehicle-travel data covering the last 25 years. Although vehicle-miles of travel (VMT) grew steadily during most of the Twentieth Century, in recent years the growth rate stopped and even declined a little. It is now about 10% below where it would have been had past trends continued.
Aug 22, 2010 By
Study indicates that public transit improvements and more transit oriented development can provide large but often overlooked health benefits.
Aug 15, 2010 APTA
Safe, reliable, affordable and sustainable public transport options could be integral in addressing inequality in Latin America.
Jul 30, 2010 TheCityFix