Bus Service

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
February 16, 2017, 2pm PST
Look on Seattle's King County with envy, fans of late-night transit service.
The Urbanist
February 6, 2017, 7am PST
A local politician resorted to holding a bake sale to help fund free bus service for students.
The Baltimore Sun
January 29, 2017, 5am PST
The Central Ohio Transit Authority will culminate a $9.4 million plan to redesign the bus system serving the Columbus region later this year.
The Columbus Dispatch
January 10, 2017, 11am PST
The Federal Transit Authority is calling the Detroit Department of Transportation in from the cold.
Detroit Free Press
December 19, 2016, 10am PST
Austin planners are considering a law designed to ensure bus service performance by requiring drivers to allow buses to merge after making a stop, but transit advocates point to a body of research that casts doubt on the efficacy of such laws.
Austin Monitor
November 30, 2016, 9am PST
Fifteen municipal or regional bus services in Los Angeles County that receive funding from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will be among the first to benefit from a newly approved transportation sales tax.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
November 22, 2016, 10am PST
Whether or not it was the right decision, the process leading to the decision to prohibit buses from Cleveland's renovated Public Square raises questions in Cleveland.
Crain's Cleveland Business
November 16, 2016, 1pm PST
The plans for the renovation of Cleveland's Public Square took years to finalize and evolved several times along the way to delivery. Now one final decision will impact bus transit in and around the city.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
September 24, 2016, 1pm PDT
Streetsblog USA has been keeping close tabs on the bus system in Memphis, recently noticing signs of progress from the local transit agency, MATA.
Streetsblog USA
September 5, 2016, 7am PDT
New and improved bus service launched on the South Side of Chicago over Labor Day weekend.
Chi.Streetsblog
September 4, 2016, 5am PDT
Good news for transit riders in Detroit—new buses and 24-hour routes are coming soon.
The Detroit Free Press
July 10, 2016, 7am PDT
Bike advocates have Copenhagen to provide a real-world case study of a multi-modal vision of the future. It's time bus advocates had their own exemplar.
City Observatory
April 26, 2016, 1pm PDT
Regular bus riders know how integral an accurate real-time bus arrival system can be to the experience of bus transit. D.C. Metro just made a switch in technology, and Greater Greater Washington evaluated the results (so far).
Greater Greater Washington
April 21, 2016, 10am PDT
A Silicon Valley columnist debates the tough political questions inherent to the process of redesigning local bus service.
San Jose Mercury News
April 18, 2016, 8am PDT
The economic recovery is strongly evidenced by a proposal to restore thousands of hours of transit service in Pierce County, Washington.
The Urbanist
April 13, 2016, 1pm PDT
A few weeks after a major restructure of bus service, King County Metro Transit in Seattle is adding additional bus trips to a few particularly crowded lines.
Mass Transit
January 2, 2016, 7am PST
Following an "overnight" system redesign, Houston Metro ridership and frequency is up across the board. Its high frequency bus service now rivals that of peer cities on weekends.
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