Bus

April 3, 2019, 10am PDT
Low wages and a strong economy are making it hard to find new bus drivers in Denver. The lack of drivers leads to decreased service.
Streetsblog Denver
March 26, 2019, 7am PDT
Metrorail has seen ridership improve in Northern Virginia, but not enough to balance out the losses to bus ridership.
Inside NOVA
March 20, 2019, 1pm PDT
Most of the U.S. saw public transit ridership continue its downward trend last year, but San Diego’s ridership, particularly on light rail, was up.
KPBS
March 15, 2019, 1pm PDT
Pierce Transit has proposed a new Bus Rapid Transit line to speed travel, but Tacoma residents have bristled at the prospect of losing front lawns and parking spaces.
KOMO News
January 16, 2019, 12pm PST
The MBTA will use local and FTA monies to bring in the new vehicles which will replace older diesel and hybrid buses aging out of their usable lifespan.
The Boston Herald
January 12, 2019, 7am PST
The Seattle Times Editorial Board argues that automated enforcement would remove scofflaws from blocking bus commuters.
The Seattle Times
October 26, 2018, 6am PDT
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration will expand its program to incentivize transit oriented development by including land around the 79th Street and Chicago Avenue bus routes.
Curbed Chicago
September 17, 2018, 9am PDT
Bus ridership in Indianapolis in August is up 3.4% over last year, contrasting ridership in cities around the country.
Streetsblog USA
August 30, 2018, 10am PDT
Express buses in Staten Island started their new routes August 19 with fewer routes and fewer stops and faster travel the MTA hopes.
AMNY
August 4, 2018, 7am PDT
Lobbyists from a diesel bus manufacturer, New Flyer, reached out to Miami's mayor after the company lost a bid for new buses in the city to electric bus company Proterra.
The Miami Herald
August 2, 2018, 12pm PDT
Though San Francisco residents are more likely than residents of other cities to ride transit and avoid driving, the buses they ride on are unreliable.
Curbed SF
July 18, 2018, 11am PDT
Cincinnati's bus riders are overwhelmingly black and poor, and looming deficits threaten to make service even worse.
Cincinnati Enquirer
June 30, 2018, 5am PDT
A majority of bus drivers favor riders paying fares before they get on the bus and better bus lane enforcement.
CityLab
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