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Commuters

November 4, 2019, 10am PST
The ongoing effort to rid transit systems of riders incapable of living by the Golden Rule continues in Boston, written by a columnist with an obvious case of the Mondays.
The Boston Globe
October 31, 2019, 7am PDT
The geography of work in New York City must include an analysis of the larger region, according to a new report from the New York City Department of City Planning.
NYC Planning
October 10, 2019, 7am PDT
With all the bad news about plummeting ridership as the D.C. Metro transit system has struggled to deal with maintenance issues, a new report indicates that regional commuters are still driving alone less.
Greater Greater Washington
Blog post
August 29, 2019, 8am PDT
The new "Urban Mobility Report" provides widely-cited congestion cost estimates. However, its analysis is neither comprehensive nor objective. Anybody using these estimates should understand its omissions and biases.
Todd Litman
June 6, 2019, 5am PDT
More people are telecommuting in Atlanta, keeping cars of the road, but the percentages of people driving alone to work, taking transit, and walking or biking to work are holding steady.
Atlanta Journal Constitution
May 31, 2019, 11am PDT
Rather than bonds, an op-ed makes the case for electronic tolls to pay for improvements to commuter rail lines between New York City and Connecticut.
Connecticut Post
January 5, 2019, 7am PST
The commute costs Atlanta residents more than in any other city, according to new analysis by Educated Driver.
Atlanta Journal Constitution
December 24, 2018, 1pm PST
Sections of the Alaskan Way Viaduct will begin closing on January 4, 2019. The city's new tunnel to replace the route doesn't open until February.
The Urbanist
December 24, 2018, 9am PST
More priority will be given buses as 275,000 daily commuters find new ways to and from work while the L Train is closed for repairs in New York City.
Crain's New York Business
December 18, 2018, 11am PST
More and more people are driving farther and farther to get to work in the Seattle region.
Puget Sound Regional Council
November 12, 2018, 12pm PST
Men are more likely to undertake longer commutes, according to recent analysis of U.K. commuting habits.
Office for National Statistics
October 2, 2018, 12pm PDT
Commute trips by bike are flat in Seattle, despite investments in high quality infrastructure. The city will have to do more for bikes to cut into the overall share of commute trips in the city of Seattle.
The Seattle Times
September 24, 2018, 10am PDT
A more sedentary approach to commuting is now more common than taking the bus or train to work, trailing only driving to work as the most common commute mode.
Governing
September 19, 2018, 5am PDT
Even if widening highways enough to relieve all congestion were possible, it would only benefit a very small number of commuters, according to new research.
Streetsblog USA
August 31, 2018, 11am PDT
Follow up question: Are you sure you want to know the answer to the first question?
Educated Driver
August 25, 2018, 5am PDT
The New York MTA is planning to shut down the L Train from Brooklyn to Manhattan in 2019, and renters in the area no longer find the area along the route as attractive.
Vice
August 3, 2018, 6am PDT
Witness the "theatricality of public space."
Mother Jones
July 28, 2018, 1pm PDT
More people are biking in Bogotá, and they report the highest rate of happiness with their commute, above people who drive and who take transit.
TheCityFix
June 18, 2018, 10am PDT
The Dunbarton Rail Bridge has been out of service since the 1980s. In a potentially groundbreaking development, Facebook is interested in repairing the bridge to serve multi-modal commuters.
The San Francisco Chronicle
March 13, 2018, 1pm PDT
Commitment gets tested when a dedicated urbanist, transit rider, and L.A. County planner is relocate to a suburban office. Clement Lau shares his thoughts about the good and the bad of riding an L.A. Metro bus.
UrbDeZine