July 14, 2019, 9am PDT
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.
May 24, 2019, 9am PDT
The Los Angeles transit system is losing riders, but L.A. Metro has been slow to implement changes that could keep people using it.
May 8, 2019, 10am PDT
A reporter rides the bus in Los Angeles and discovers the interesting, complicated, and sometimes heartbreaking stories that riders bring on board.
May 5, 2019, 9am PDT
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.
May 2, 2019, 10am PDT
Metro is analyzing new geolocational data to look beyond conventional understandings of travel behavior.
October 17, 2018, 11am PDT
The computer-driven trains will start up again next year with the goal of improving riders’ experiences.
June 4, 2018, 1pm PDT
Washington, D.C.'s Metro is trying a cashless bus pilot that will last until December.
May 22, 2018, 5am PDT
So you think you're a transit expert?
March 29, 2018, 8am PDT
Mayor Bowser's 2019 budget also continues investments designed to create affordable housing and distribute homeless shelters throughout the city.
January 9, 2018, 5am PST
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.
December 3, 2017, 7am PST
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.
Oregon Public Broadcasting
November 27, 2017, 8am PST
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.
August 25, 2017, 1pm PDT
When the Houston Metro debuted they had planned to keep parts of the route open to cars. After recent crashes that might change.
August 1, 2017, 10am PDT
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.
July 3, 2017, 8am PDT
President Trump’s most recent transportation budget is projected to cut transportation spending by 13 percent, potentially undercutting many of Los Angeles' ambitious projects to continue the build-out of a full public transportation system.
March 27, 2017, 6am PDT
For months, transit advocates have dreaded the decision to raise fares and cut service throughout the D.C. Metro system. That day arrived last week. Changes take effect on July 1.
January 5, 2017, 10am PST
The Purple Line subway extension is picking up momentum in Los Angeles. With construction already underway on the first phase, the second phase should commence in 2018.
November 30, 2016, 9am PST
Fifteen municipal or regional bus services in Los Angeles County that receive funding from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will be among the first to benefit from a newly approved transportation sales tax.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
October 18, 2016, 5am PDT
Planning and urbanism writers in Washington, D.C. agree that a proposal to cut service to 20 stations in the Metrorail system would have harmful effects for minorities in the region.
August 31, 2016, 11am PDT
Located northeast of downtown Los Angeles, Pasadena is a "destination city" of its own. A recent push to make its streets more bike-friendly coincides with the upcoming arrival of bikeshare.