Houston Adding New Bus Shelters
Metro plans to add 2,000 new shelters at bus stations in the next five years.
Boosters Bring Normalcy Back to Tel Aviv
Life in Tel Aviv is bustling again since COVID-19 vaccine boosters became accessible to anyone over 12 years of age. Traffic is now more of a concern than COVID, Mayor Ron Huldai told Bloomberg CityLab during a visit to 'quiet' Manhattan.
Big Tax Cut for Transit Oriented Housing Clears Executive Veto in Maryland
The Montgomery County Council wants a tax break for transit oriented development whether County Executive Marc Elrich likes it or not.
Tax Break Offered for Transit Oriented Development in Maryland's Montgomery County
The Montgomery County Council approved a property tax break as an incentive for high-rise rental developments located on Metro station properties.
Big Business in Portland Doesn't Want to Pay for Metro Transportation Funding Measure
A heated dispute over a $5 billion Metro transportation funding ballot measure has erupted between climate activists and a group representing Portland's big business interests.
L.A. Metro Report Examines How Women Travel
Findings from a new study about the mobility needs and concerns of women in Los Angeles will inform future initiatives and planning.
No Quick Fixes for L.A.’s Transit Ridership Woes
One of the largest transit systems in the country continues to lose large numbers of riders. But the causes behind the drop and the solutions to stop it are hard to pinpoint.
Transit Needs Improvements Sooner Rather Than Later
The Los Angeles transit system is losing riders, but L.A. Metro has been slow to implement changes that could keep people using it.
Many Lives, One Space on an L.A. Bus
A reporter rides the bus in Los Angeles and discovers the interesting, complicated, and sometimes heartbreaking stories that riders bring on board.
How Much for Roads and Highways in a Proposed Portland-Area Transportation Funding Measure?
A regional transportation tax could be on the 2020 ballot in Portland and surrounding communities in Oregon. How much of that money created by the new tax, should it pass, will go to transit and how much will go to cars is an open question.
Thinking Outside of the Transit Box in L.A.
Metro is analyzing new geolocational data to look beyond conventional understandings of travel behavior.
Automatic Train Control Returning to D.C. Metro
The computer-driven trains will start up again next year with the goal of improving riders’ experiences.
Cash-Free Transit: Convenient or Unjust?
Washington, D.C.'s Metro is trying a cashless bus pilot that will last until December.
Pop Quiz: Can You Match the Metro Logo to its City?
So you think you're a transit expert?
D.C. Mayor Proposes Tax Increase on Ride-Hailing to Fund Transit
Mayor Bowser's 2019 budget also continues investments designed to create affordable housing and distribute homeless shelters throughout the city.
D.C. Bus Ridership is Down. Time for a Redesign?
Bus ridership is down in the nation's capital. Some see the issue as an opportunity to better design the service to make dollars go further.
Portland's Jade District Is a Planner's Nightmare (and Dream)
The Jade District on Portland's distant east side is a typical geography of wide streets and sprawl, but is also a relatively complete, self-contained community.
Los Angeles to Test New 'Mobility on Demand' Partnership
The Federal Transit Administration has offered the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority a $1.35 million grant to partner with ridesharing app Via on first-last mile solutions.
Houston Metro May Now Share Lanes With Traffic After All
When the Houston Metro debuted they had planned to keep parts of the route open to cars. After recent crashes that might change.
A Subway Station in the Middle of Nowhere
Chongqing train station has become famous in China for its extremely isolated location, but its construction illustrates the ambition of the country’s building spree.
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This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.