A section of downtown Seattle has for decades been a fare-free public transit zone. Those days could be coming to an end.
May 22, 2010 The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Last Thursday, Las Vegas broke ground on the ACE Green Line, a new BRT corridor that will connect downtown Las Vegas and Henderson.
Apr 16, 2010 TheCityFix.com
As urban growth continues, the role of public transit systems will escalate. Though some cities already have the infrastructure in place to adapt to this expected growth, many cities are starting to worry about what they'll do when the people come.
Apr 13, 2010 Wired
Low-cost, high capacity urban gondolas and cable cars are being successfully used as public transit and tools of urban revitalization in Colombia, Algeria and other parts of the developing world.
Apr 11, 2010 www.TheCityFix.com
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