Bus Service

February 23, 2018, 11am PST
Bus transit has been hemorrhaging riders in New York City, and the MTA is readying a plan to address some of the problems.
AM New York
February 17, 2018, 5am PST
Bus advocates aren't going to like the sound of this.
January 16, 2018, 10am PST
The new 59 bus route down 14th Street in Washington, D.C. represents a major win for transit advocates.
Greater Greater Washington
December 15, 2017, 10am PST
A particularly frustrating 1.2-mile stretch became a whole lot smoother when simple orange cones turned a parking lane and a bike lane into a lane for buses.
Streetsblog USA
November 17, 2017, 9am PST
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.
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.
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