A reminder of the consequences of the pandemic on transit operations, in this case with an example of a highly used private bus service in New Jersey.
The race to connect Southern California to Las Vegas by private passenger rail continues.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
A feasibility analysis published today estimates costs and benefits for the still-unproven Hyperloop technology, as envisioned for a route connecting Cleveland and Chicago.
The Plain Dealer
Dallas' street car lines were extensive before the age of the private car.
San Francisco-based shuttle operator Chariot, acquired by Ford Motor Company in 2016, will end its operations by March in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Seattle, Austin, New York, Columbus, Detroit, Denver, and London.
San Francisco Examiner
Ford-owned shuttle provider, Chariot, will be back on the streets in San Francisco after an October shutdown.
No, technology and private industry is not ending the need for public transit, according to Jarrett Walker.
A small public transit company serving the East Bay will be the first in California to conduct a pilot project to use transportation network companies and taxis to service low density areas of Dublin in Alameda County.
One of the great, looming questions of transportation is whether transportation network companies will complement or compete with transit. A recent promotion moves toward the compete end of the spectrum.
The Huffington Post
Halfway between public transit and private cars, new and varying forms of 'microtransit' threaten to out-compete traditional public services. Concerns about equity, inclusion, and employee compensation follow.
All too often when we think of 'transportation,' especially transit, our thoughts are overtaken by visions of <em>public</em> transit. Yet, private transit also plays a key role.
Urban Land Magazine
A Queens 16-year-old teamed up with a Brooklyn entrepreneur to save the route after turned down by state legislators. The route was among three dozen others eliminated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority as austerity measures on June 26.
New York Daily News
Private transit in the form of livery vans are now sanctioned as part of a year long pilot pushed by Mayor Bloomberg that will compete with public bus and taxi for areas not well-served by the city's extensive, but hard-hit transit network.
The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
Railway Age advances the notion that private transit is simply not feasible in the U.S. due to economic fluctuations, as shown by the declaration of bankruptcy of the not-for-profit Las Vegas Monorail Company.