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Bus Transit

4 days ago
A new plan to upgrade an existing bus lane in Seattle isn't the first and it probably won't be the last.
The Urbanist
October 10, 2019, 8am PDT
Portland will soon be spreading out the red carpet for buses.
BikePortland
September 30, 2019, 1pm PDT
The 14th Street Busway will make its debut on Thursday of this week. Cars will be prohibited from the street and buses will gain newfound freedom, in a model that duplicates other efforts in Europe and Canada.
Bloomberg
September 19, 2019, 10am PDT
The city of Seattle is improving transit service as the city grows.
The Urbanist
September 14, 2019, 7am PDT
The Port Authority of Allegheny County is slowly but surely removing a significant number of bus stops from 98 routes in the system. Two routes are under review right now.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
September 6, 2019, 12pm PDT
Ridership on the TANK bus service has sunk in recent years. Hope for a turnaround ride on a redesign.
Cincinnati Enquirer
September 3, 2019, 11am PDT
Cities like St. Louis, Denver, and Minneapolis have have fewer bus drivers than the transit system requires. The shortages are effecting the quality of service.
Streetsblog USA
August 24, 2019, 5am PDT
Birmingham, Alabama is buying 15 new buses to run on a planned bus rapid transit route.
ABC 33/40
August 14, 2019, 9am PDT
Sacramento Regional Transit is overhauling its bus system in September, so they old signs for stops will have to go. Instead of scrapping the old signs, the agency is giving them away for collectors' items.
The Sacramento Bee
August 13, 2019, 6am PDT
Cincinnati area voters might get a chance to decide the future of transit funding in the city of Cincinnati and the county of Hamilton.
WCPO
August 8, 2019, 11am PDT
Judge Eileen Rakower decided New York can move forward with bus improvements that will create a temporary bus lane on 14th street.
The New York Times
August 5, 2019, 2pm PDT
The Metropolitan Tulsa Transit Authority (Tulsa Transit) is launching a redesigned bus system this September. Tulsa Transit is offering free rides to boost the new service.
Public Radio Tulsa
August 5, 2019, 12pm PDT
With big cuts coming to Capital Area Transit bus service in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, businesses are looking for new ways to get workers to their jobs.
The Patriot-News
July 25, 2019, 11am PDT
Pace, the suburban Chicago transit provider, is investing in a route on the city's northwest side, looking to speed up buses and attract new riders.
CBS Chicago
July 24, 2019, 11am PDT
The Port Authority of Allegheny County is evaluating how to make improvements at
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 19, 2019, 11am PDT
Fixed route bus ridership in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois has gone up for 13 consecutive months.
WGLT
July 19, 2019, 6am PDT
Over a year after Capital Metro in Austin overhauled its bus system design, the system is bucking national trends and achieving growth in its ridership numbers.
CBS Austin
July 13, 2019, 1pm PDT
All over the country, sorry bus stops lack seating. Studies show that deficiency can depress ridership, some motivated citizens are looking to change that.
CityLab
July 5, 2019, 7am PDT
Google Maps will now share data about how crowded buses and trains are likely to be.
The Verge
June 20, 2019, 10am PDT
In the '90s, Keanu Reeves was hurtling down the roads and freeways of L.A. in a bus; 25 years later, city officials ponder ways to bring the city’s average bus speed above 10 mph.
Curbed Los Angeles