Bus

June 4, 2018, 11am PDT
Transit in general, and buses in particular, are losing riders, especially during off peak hours. Car pooling is down sharply as well.
theTransportPolitic
May 15, 2018, 6am PDT
The epidemic of falling ridership has struck no American city as hard as Charlotte, but there's plenty that could be done to recover.
The Charlotte Observer
May 13, 2018, 5am PDT
Young people make less money and spend a greater share of their incomes on transit than their older peers. Labour thinks subsidizing travel for young people could be a boost to young people and the economy.
The Guardian
May 7, 2018, 5am PDT
Bus drivers in Japan put blankets over fare boxes and continue to drive their routes, in order to serve their passengers while on strike.
NPR
March 23, 2018, 8am PDT
Boston's busiest buses are slow and have lost ridership, the LivableStreets Alliance proposes a plan for changing that.
Streetsblog
March 14, 2018, 9am PDT
Bus riders in Wilmington, Delaware are upset about changes to 13 bus routes near Rodney Square.
WHYY
March 13, 2018, 1pm PDT
Commitment gets tested when a dedicated urbanist, transit rider, and L.A. County planner is relocate to a suburban office. Clement Lau shares his thoughts about the good and the bad of riding an L.A. Metro bus.
UrbDeZine
March 13, 2018, 9am PDT
A new plan proposes four round trips from Milwaukee and Racine to Foxconn's proposed Mount Pleasant plant.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinal
March 6, 2018, 1pm PST
TARTA, like many transit services around the United States, has lost riders. Officials hope a new downtown hub can stem that tide, even as the transit authority cuts service.
Toledo Blade
December 23, 2017, 7am PST
Minneapolis bus drivers who have been victims of 72 felony assaults since 2010, have long sought to improve what they call unsafe working conditions.
Minneapolis Star Tribune
December 3, 2017, 1pm PST
Many high school and grade school students in Seattle have been riding the city's Metro for free during the school year, now to encourage ridership during the summer, the city has been offering steep discounts for riders between 6-18 years old.
Next City
November 20, 2017, 7am PST
If there was a Bronco's game on Sunday, you might be late to work Monday, because RTD doesn't have the drivers to cover both rushes.
Streetsblog Denver
November 13, 2017, 9am PST
A new report from Active Transit Alliance outlines plans to get Chicago buses back up to speed.
Streetsblog Chicago
October 21, 2017, 7am PDT
Transit malls and voter support have buoyed a system that continues to attract commuters and other riders.
CityLab
September 27, 2017, 12pm PDT
The speed of implementation and high cost have some Atlanta officials considering bus rapid transit (BRT).
The Atlanta Jounral-Constitution
September 27, 2017, 11am PDT
$1.3 million in federal funding will contribute to a plan for three electric buses for Madison.
Wisconsin State Journal
August 7, 2017, 7am PDT
Decision makers in cities can mistake their own preferences for the preferences of the city as a whole, which is doubly dangerous when elite preferences become the law of the land.
Human Transit
July 11, 2017, 7am PDT
A Chicago Transit Authority pilot program for prepayment is set to expand. Transit advocates can't wait for the agency to adopt the program around the city.
Chicago Sun Times
June 29, 2017, 11am PDT
The Portland Bureau of Transportation unveiled their plan for "Enhanced Transit Corridors" including dedicated bus lanes and coordinated signals.
Bike Portland
June 3, 2017, 9am PDT
Orange County is dealing with falling transit use, and its transit authority is looking for ways to stay afloat.
Voice of Orange County