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Yesterday
Voters in Phoenix are already casting ballots in an election to be decided next week. Proposition 105 would end planned light extensions, and Proposition 106 would cap city spending.
Arizona Republic
3 days ago
The QLine streetcar joins the fare payment system of DDOT and SMART buses in the Motor City.
Detroit Free Press
4 days ago
The Netflix show Patriot Act, starring Hasan Minhaj, assigns blame for the current state of public transit.
Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj
August 16, 2019, 10am PDT
After a ten-month closure necessary after inspectors found cracked beams in the Transbay transit terminal mere weeks after opening, regular bus operations finally returned to the $2.2 billion facility earlier this week.
San Francisco Chronicle
August 14, 2019, 9am PDT
Sacramento Regional Transit is overhauling its bus system in September, so they old signs for stops will have to go. Instead of scrapping the old signs, the agency is giving them away for collectors' items.
The Sacramento Bee
August 14, 2019, 7am PDT
The Green Line extension will bring light rail service from Boston to Somerville and Medford, when it's done.
The Boton Globe
August 13, 2019, 6am PDT
Cincinnati area voters might get a chance to decide the future of transit funding in the city of Cincinnati and the county of Hamilton.
WCPO
August 12, 2019, 8am PDT
The never-before-used design is already being built.
The Seattle Times
August 11, 2019, 5am PDT
A recent round of thunderstorms brought public transit operations in Philadelphia to a screeching halt.
WHYY
August 8, 2019, 11am PDT
Judge Eileen Rakower decided New York can move forward with bus improvements that will create a temporary bus lane on 14th street.
The New York Times
August 7, 2019, 9am PDT
New evidence reveals the deep involvement of Koch Industries funding in the Phoenix anti-light rail campaign.
Phoenix New Times
August 6, 2019, 9am PDT
A scathing critique of city planning, and the special interests that hold the system in thrall, in New York City.
Gotham Gazette
August 5, 2019, 12pm PDT
With big cuts coming to Capital Area Transit bus service in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, businesses are looking for new ways to get workers to their jobs.
The Patriot-News
August 2, 2019, 2pm PDT
Lynda Lopez argues that transit advocates should be immigrant allies during crackdowns.
Streetsblog Chicago
August 2, 2019, 1pm PDT
Low-income households would be eligible for half price fares to and from the Golden Gate Bridge district in Marin County by bus or ferry.
Marin Independent Journal
August 2, 2019, 8am PDT
By paying 1,400 employees up to $60 a day, an employer could pay more than $80,000 a day to lessen the number of cars parked at the office.
The Oregonian
July 31, 2019, 1pm PDT
The Port Authority of Allegheny County will lead the remainder of a project to deliver major transportation improvements between Downtown Pittsburgh and Oakland.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 29, 2019, 12pm PDT
The New York City MTA has changed the story, twice, about its plans for little used WiFi service on the city buses.
The City
July 29, 2019, 11am PDT
A new light rail station scheduled for 2036 has one group in Everett, Washington thinking big.
HeraldNet
July 28, 2019, 11am PDT
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) named TransLink in Vancouver the best transit system in North America.
Vancouver Sun