Bus Service

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Service has notably improved, but that hasn't been enough to boost ridership so far.
The Baltimore Sun
November 7, 2017, 12pm PST
An Dallas Morning News editorial suggests DART spending should favor bus service over train service to make more efficient use of its funds.
The Dallas Morning News
October 10, 2017, 12pm PDT
The MBTA pilot tested all-door boarding on two bus lines and found that the little-used best practice improved transit service.
MBTA Data Blog
October 5, 2017, 2pm PDT
It isn't always easy, especially for politicians and engineers, but there are proven ways to save a floundering bus system.
Greater Greater Washington
October 5, 2017, 11am PDT
It's a small step forward on a portion of the Bx6 bus line in Bronx, but the center-running bus is coming to more corners of New York City soon.
Spectrum News
July 26, 2017, 7am PDT
Philadelphia is one of many American cities suddenly beset with declining bus ridership numbers, likely in part as a result of the popularity of transportation network companies.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
July 9, 2017, 7am PDT
The D.C. Circulator is struggling with maintenance costs and system performance. The balkanization of local bus systems in the region might be to blame.
Greater Greater Washington
June 24, 2017, 1pm PDT
Sometimes it seems like Seattle and Amazon have a symbiotic relationship.
The Seattle Times
June 2, 2017, 7am PDT
Staten Island is getting what appears to be the biggest trend in transit planning: a bus system makeover.
Staten Island Advance
June 1, 2017, 7am PDT
Public transit is evolving to keep up with the conveniences offered by transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft. The question is whether it will work for the long haul.
KXAN
May 25, 2017, 10am PDT
Signal priority is a way to create faster, more regular bus service by adjusting length of stoplights for buses.
Active Transportation Alliance
May 17, 2017, 10am PDT
Fans of transit maps will have to watch out for the new map of BaltimoreLink.
Greater Greater Washington
May 8, 2017, 2pm PDT
Transit planners at the county of Miami-Dade in Florida are asking permission to reroute and discontinue bus routes from the county bus system.
Miami Herald
May 8, 2017, 7am PDT
Strapped for cash and faced with rapidly declining ridership, the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) is reorganizing its service in the hopes of stopping the bleeding.
The Mercury News
April 18, 2017, 7am PDT
MIT's Transit Lab created a ridership model called Origin Destination Transfer (ODX) that the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is using to make incremental changes to the region's bus system.
CityLab
April 12, 2017, 12pm PDT
Valley Metro announced a suite of bus service improvements this month, with even more potentially on the way later this year.
Queen Creek Independent
April 6, 2017, 12pm PDT
As ridership on the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Gold Line light rail line continues to grow, duplicative bus lines are suffering.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
March 19, 2017, 11am PDT
The city of Seattle is hard at work planning a significant expansion to RapidRide bus service.
The Urbanist
March 4, 2017, 5am PST
After a long survey process, Austin looking to update its transit system focusing on frequency on its busiest routes.
Capital Metro Blog
February 22, 2017, 12pm PST
Bus ridership has dropped for many years in New York City, but much of the bleeding is concentrated in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Could the congestion problems of the central city be the reason for the declining use of bus transit?
StreetsBlog NYC