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How Paris, Texas Became a ‘Unicorn’ for Rural Transit

A robust coalition of advocates in the town of 25,000 brought together the funding and resources to launch a popular bus service that some residents see as a mobility lifeline—and a social club.

November 30, 2023 - Texas Monthly

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The Largest U.S. City Lacking Mass Transit

Arlington, Texas has the dubious distinction of being the largest city in the nation with no fixed-route public transit system.

November 27, 2023 - Fort Worth Report

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Greyhound Abandons Stations at Travelers’ Expense

As the company shutters stations, passengers are left without shelter, basic amenities, and often farther from central cities and transit connections.

November 27, 2023 - Streetsblog USA

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NYC Bus Service Hindered by Congestion

Sharing lanes with car traffic may make it impossible for the MTA to increase service frequency.

November 16, 2023 - StreetsBlog NYC

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Kansas City Approves Transit Funding

Voters approved a ten-year extension on a sales tax that provides roughly one-third of the local transit agency’s revenue.

November 13, 2023 - KCUR

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Houston Adding New Bus Shelters

Metro plans to add 2,000 new shelters at bus stations in the next five years.

November 12, 2023 - Mass Transit

Rendering of proposed bus rapid transit station with dedicated bus lanes in Raleigh, North Carolina.

North Carolina’s First BRT Line Breaks Ground

Raleigh’s mayor calls the new rapid transit line “a game changer” for local mobility.

November 9, 2023 - WRAL

Green Portland Frequent Express bus in parking lot in Portland, Oregon.

Portland ‘BRT Light’ Line Shows Promise

Despite not having fully dedicated bus lanes, Portland’s new ‘light’ bus rapid transit line is significantly reducing travel times.

November 2, 2023 - Human Transit

Red articulated public transit bus in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney Could Automate Traffic Lights to Prioritize Buses

The proposal is part of the government’s bid to increase transit ridership and make bus service faster and more reliable.

November 1, 2023 - The Guardian

Rendering of bus rapid transit station in center of four-lane street in San Antonio, Texas.

A Look at San Antonio’s Upcoming Rapid Bus Line

A new bus line will bring some of the benefits of bus rapid transit, connecting the city’s airport and downtown.

October 31, 2023 - San Antonio Report

Overhead view of white BUS LANE sign painted on red background on concrete street.

Philadelphia Bus Cameras Document Over 30,000 Violations

A pilot program tested AI-powered cameras that monitored bus-only lanes for parked vehicles.

October 15, 2023 - The Philadelphia Inquirer

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New York Launches Free Transit Pilot on Five Bus Lines

The lines were chosen based on the income levels, ridership, and lack of subway access in surrounding neighborhoods.

October 11, 2023 - El Pais

Interior of empty Valley Regional Transit bus in Boise, Idaho.

Boise-Area Bus Service to Increase by 14 Percent

A system redesign proposed in August would have cut service. Now, Valley Regional Transit plans to increase service on its most popular routes.

October 10, 2023 - BoiseDev

Green SunRunner bus in St. Petersburg, Florida.

St. Petersburg To Offer Free Bus Rides to Low-Income Residents

Eligible riders must reside within the city and lack alternate forms of transportation.

October 10, 2023 - Mass Transit

Bus driving through green banner held by two Metro employees at inauguration of new bus lane in downtown Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Adding 30 Miles of Bus Lanes in 2023

An ambitious plan to improve L.A. County’s bus network is bearing fruit.

October 5, 2023 - TransitCenter

Nighttime view of bus stop in Denver, Colorado

Denver Leaders Take BRT Notes in Minneapolis

More cities are leaning into bus rapid transit, a faster, cheaper alternative to light rail-based rapid transit systems.

August 23, 2023 - Colorado Public Radio

White, red, and blue Utah Transit Authority bus at stop with man standing on sidewalk next to bicycle

Utah Transit Officials Promote BRT

The state’s transit agency is building out new bus rapid transit lines, but has not reversed the sweeping cuts to local bus service made last year.

August 17, 2023 - Axios Salt Lake City

Muni bus with bike on front bike rack on San Francisco street

Strategies for Speeding Up Bus Service

A new report will highlight solutions for making bus service faster, more reliable, and thus more attractive to riders.

August 1, 2023 - Streetsblog California

Washington, D.C. Bus Lane

D.C. Buses to Begin All-Door Boarding

Some bus lines will start letting riders board through both front and back doors this fall as part of Metro’s efforts to improve service speed and reliability.

July 31, 2023 - The Washington Post

Graphic of gray Oklahoma City rapid bus against photo of Oklahoma City skyline

Oklahoma City Solicits Public Input on New BRT Lines

City officials presented preliminary plans for new bus routes aimed at connecting neighborhoods previously underserved by transit.

July 18, 2023 - The Oklahoman

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