Buses

January 22, 2019, 12pm PST
Companies are marketing battery-electric buses as the transit vehicles of the future, but there is still much room for improvement.
CityLab
January 11, 2019, 7am PST
The bus lanes have improved travel times, but who should cover the costs isn't entirely clear.
The Boston Globe
December 25, 2018, 9am PST
Nonprofits often advocate for local transit spending, but when we gather, we seem to forget these values. How would we know what the transit of a given city is like if we never ride their buses?
Shelterforce Magazine
December 21, 2018, 2pm PST
Dubbed the "Seattle Squeeze," heavier traffic is expected in the new year as the Alaskan Way Viaduct closes and downtown construction projects continue. While the city prepares, activists want to use the opportunity to encourage other modes.
Crosscut
December 17, 2018, 9am PST
Advocates from Transit Alliance Miami attempt to spend 24 hours on Miami-Dade County buses.
Miami Herald
Blog post
December 5, 2018, 11am PST
Jeff Speck's new book not only makes the case for narrow, walkable streets, but also provides more detailed guidance for specialists.
Michael Lewyn
October 8, 2018, 7am PDT
According to a bus advocacy coalition's progress report, New York City hasn't yet delivered on promises to get buses moving faster with comprehensive and well-enforced bus lanes.
NY Daily News
October 4, 2018, 6am PDT
With buses crawling along through downtown Philadelphia, the city has plans to step up law enforcement to help them move faster.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
September 11, 2018, 9am PDT
David Alpert and DW Rowlands of Greater Greater Washington share their hopes for a planned review of D.C.'s bus system.
Greater Greater Washington
August 14, 2018, 9am PDT
The temporary ban applies to bus and rail projects seeking funding from a number of FTA programs.
Eno Transportation Weekly
Blog post
July 23, 2018, 2pm PDT
Most buses are not empty enough to justify substitution of smaller vehicles.
Michael Lewyn
July 16, 2018, 8am PDT
Solo drivers who paid a variable toll to use the 10 and 110 freeways in Los Angeles provided $1.4 million to assist in the purchase of the nation's first electric double-decker buses, to be operated by Foothill Transit
CityLab
June 29, 2018, 5am PDT
A new video game puts you behind the wheel of a busy city bus with places to go, people to serve, and headways to keep.
CityLab
May 15, 2018, 6am PDT
The epidemic of falling ridership has struck no American city as hard as Charlotte, but there's plenty that could be done to recover.
The Charlotte Observer
April 30, 2018, 12pm PDT
New Jersey Transit has been disrupted by a lack of conductors and bus drivers, but Governor Phil Murphy says that's going to change.
NorthJersey
April 3, 2018, 5am PDT
At the Shared Use Mobility Summit in Chicago, Jarrett Walker cautioned the tech world to keep four key transportation problems in mind.
Forbes
Feature
March 29, 2018, 5am PDT
Automated vehicle tech frontrunner Waymo is teaming up with Jaguar to offer a luxury self-driving vehicle for "car lovers." Why not partner with bus manufacturers to offer self-driving buses for city lovers?
Antonio Loro
March 14, 2018, 9am PDT
Bus riders in Wilmington, Delaware are upset about changes to 13 bus routes near Rodney Square.
WHYY
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
December 15, 2017, 5am PST
Check out the holiday-themed buses rolling through the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and the Detroit Department of Transportation systems.
Philadelphia