Public Transit

2 days ago
Luxembourg will put their money where their mouth is when it comes to cleaning the environment and providing an alternative to congested car commutes.
The Guardian
3 days ago
San Francisco could try a new trick to help kill two birds with one stone.
San Francisco Examiner
3 days ago
Capital Metro is growing a new generation of public transit riders.
Austin Monitor
3 days ago
St. Louis transit planners are evaluating the reasons behind a decline in transit use as the Metro Transit system prepares its first light expansion in years.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Blog post
4 days ago
Jeff Speck's new book not only makes the case for narrow, walkable streets, but also provides more detailed guidance for specialists.
Michael Lewyn
4 days ago
The data on select bus service (SBS) in the Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus system are definitive: with off-board payment and bus-only lanes, buses perform better and attract more riders.
The Spirit
6 days ago
The North-South Rail Link has been under discussion in the Boston region for Decades now. A new 'Rail Vision' process continues the discussion again.
Sentinel & Enterprise News
November 28, 2018, 7am PST
Milwaukee intends to move forward with bus lanes and electric buses. Officials hope a nine-mile route will start service in 2020.
Wisconsin Public Radio
November 28, 2018, 5am PST
A Regional Plan Association white paper makes that case that New York City and Amazon have mutually beneficial goals with the decision to located the tech company's second headquarters in Long Island City.
Crain's New York Business
November 26, 2018, 5am PST
A New York transit advocate says the MTA is entering a "death spiral" of reduced service and higher fares that will lead to fewer riders and then additional reduced service and higher fares.
The Guardian
November 25, 2018, 1pm PST
"Yes we actually did that."
Sightline Institute
November 22, 2018, 1pm PST
The Regional Transit Authority took to the streets of Chicago to drum up support for transit, and transit funding, this Thanksgiving.
RTAChicago via YouTube
November 21, 2018, 12pm PST
A great sigh of relief from transit planners in the Pacific Northwest (and probably the rest of the country as well).
The Seattle Times
November 18, 2018, 5am PST
A key ring route in Tokyo's massive collection of rail lines, the JR Yamanote Line is a public transit aficionado's wildest dream. Reece Martin offers a guided tour of the line, available from the comfort of any YouTube-enabled screen.
YouTube
November 14, 2018, 11am PST
The D.C. Council voted, 11-2, to decriminalize fare evasion on the D.C. Metro transit system. The council will have to vote one more time to confirm the new policy.
The Washington Post
November 13, 2018, 1pm PST
When women don’t feel safe using transit, they use other modes and end up paying the price.
Wired
November 9, 2018, 10am PST
Toronto Mayor John Tory knows the city's residents take transit seriously, so he's appointing a new position: transit czar.
CBC
November 9, 2018, 5am PST
The Save Safe Seconds program is testing the beleaguered subway system's signal timers.
New York Daily News
November 8, 2018, 11am PST
The bus rapid transit route known as the HealthLine has been in operation in Cleveland for ten years, with a measurably positive impact on the city, measured in development investment.
The Plain Dealer
November 6, 2018, 12pm PST
Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood is the scene for a very contemporary land use policy debate: how much affordable housing can cultivated from the development opportunities in proximity to transit lines?
Chicago Tribune