Four intrepid reporters from the Chicago Tribune raced to O'Hare International Airport by personal car, a ride-share, on CTA, and on Metra to decide which is fastest.
March 17, 2019, 11am PDT
There are plenty of airports in the country where taking the bus or the train is still the best option after arriving at the airport. Don't miss those opportunities.
July 11, 2018, 12pm PDT
Not everyone thinks the governor’s expensive plan to improve access to the beleaguered airport will actually improve access.
June 14, 2018, 12pm PDT
Eminent domain powers will be necessary to build a route for an AirTrain connecting to LaGuardia Airport.
February 9, 2017, 5am PST
The best city for taking transit to the airport, according to one ranking, is also known for car culture and sprawl.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 11, 2017, 2pm PST
The goal of someday getting on a train in Manhattan and getting off the same train at JKFK International Airport might seem impossible, but it's not. It would be expensive and difficult, however.
July 18, 2016, 1pm PDT
The Bay Area provides a case study of the effect of transportation network companies on ground transportation to and from airports.
The San Jose Mercury News
July 8, 2016, 12pm PDT
Fort Worth residents will soon have a direct rail connection to the airport, similar to the one currently enjoyed by Dallas residents.
July 13, 2015, 11am PDT
Plans to construct a prestigious express line to O'Hare airport may be overkill. The existing Blue Line, which could benefit from some investment, already connects downtown Chicago and the airport.
February 17, 2015, 8am PST
If you want great access to an airport, go overseas—that's the main finding of a study by Golden Gateway Alliance, a Manhattan-based airport advocacy organization. Tied for dead-last in terms of access is Denver and a certain New York airport.
February 11, 2015, 9am PST
Josh Barro provide examples galore of why the answer to that question isn't always yes—where costly rail investment has been to the detriment of existing transit. His column targets proposed projects, such as New York's LaGuardia Airport AirTrain.
New York Times - The Upshot
January 22, 2015, 7am PST
LaGuardia lacks an AirTrain, unlike the two other airports that serve the New York City area, so public transit access is available via Queens and Manhattan buses. But would a $450 million proposal by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo remedy the problem?
January 20, 2015, 12pm PST
A proposal by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo would add an AirTrain-like connection from Queens to the beleaguered airport.
August 18, 2014, 8am PDT
Called the "biggest accomplishment" in DART's 31-year history, city leaders are hoping the new airport connection brings more international cachet along with tourists, conventions, and investments in downtown.
January 26, 2010, 8am PST
BART's people-mover connection to the Oakland Airport is jeopardized by an FTA ruling that the agency failed to reach out to minorities, potentially denying the agency of $70 million in stimulus funds. Might the funds go to other transit needs?