Public Transit

Yesterday
The latest data from the American Public Transportation Association reveals the national consequences of many local examples of declining transit use.
Smart Cities Dive
Yesterday
Transit has priority over cars on King Street in Toronto between Bathurst and Jarvis streets, now and in perpetuity.
Toronto Star
2 days ago
Homebuyers are looking for locations with quality transit access in Los Angeles, and they're willing to pay more for the option having transit nearby.
Bloomberg
2 days ago
The future of light rail in Phoenix is in voters' hands.
Arizona Central
6 days ago
And they said there were "no free rides."
CityLab
April 11, 2019, 11am PDT
A temporary bus/bike lane experiment could lead to permanent additions around the city.
The Chicago Tribune
April 11, 2019, 10am PDT
Just days after the state approved a significant increase on its gas tax, and the state legislature is focusing much more on road projects than public transit.
WCPO
April 10, 2019, 6am PDT
The city of Toronto did something radical and gave its streetcar its own lane on King Street as part of a pilot project launched in 2018. The results included improved service and increased ridership.
The Star
April 4, 2019, 1pm PDT
A payroll tax will fund the expansion of bus services in Umatilla County, Oregon.
Union Bulletin
April 3, 2019, 12pm PDT
More social justice advocates in more cities are winning the argument that transit fare evasion punishments don't fit the crime.
PlanPhilly
April 3, 2019, 10am PDT
Low wages and a strong economy are making it hard to find new bus drivers in Denver. The lack of drivers leads to decreased service.
Streetsblog Denver
April 3, 2019, 8am PDT
Redfin released its updated transit scores for 2019 and, while there’s little change in the ranking, cities like D.C. and New York did see changes in their scores.
Redfin
April 2, 2019, 6am PDT
Residents charge the Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC) with making service worse for low income residents.
WVTF
March 31, 2019, 11am PDT
The city of Auckland, in New Zealand, set a goal to double its transit ridership in ten years. With a little under four years left to achieve that goal, the city is already well on its way.
Stuff, New Zealand
March 29, 2019, 11am PDT
The list of challenges facing transit agencies like the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority is long. The list of feasible projects that can deliver solutions is much shorter.
philly.com
March 26, 2019, 7am PDT
Metrorail has seen ridership improve in Northern Virginia, but not enough to balance out the losses to bus ridership.
Inside NOVA
March 25, 2019, 1pm PDT
The San Francisco Chronicle offers a round-up of 11 big transit projects, by Caltrans, BART, SFMTA, and others, making progress around the bay.
San Francisco Chronicle
March 25, 2019, 10am PDT
The U.S. is an expensive place to build transit resources. A move from Congress to ban Chinese rail cars over espionage fears may exacerbate that problem.
Governing
March 21, 2019, 8am PDT
APTA's new report suggests that the need for investment is great, but the benefits could be even greater.
Metro Magazine
March 20, 2019, 1pm PDT
Most of the U.S. saw public transit ridership continue its downward trend last year, but San Diego’s ridership, particularly on light rail, was up.
KPBS