Public Transit

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Ambitious hopes ride on a proposed bus rapid transit route connecting Downtown Milwaukee with the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center in Wauwatosa.
Urban Milwaukee
June 9, 2017, 9am PDT
Public transit has always been a good place to catch up on some pleasure reading, but now the New York MTA and the New York Public Library have taken their synergy to new levels.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 9, 2017, 8am PDT
The 'L' train has survived calls to be disbanded and a tumultuous century and a quarter to become a, sometimes unreliable, city icon.
Chicago Tribune
June 6, 2017, 7am PDT
Chinese railcar-maker CRRC allowed the public a glimpse at its new "Autonomous Rail Transit" last week. The ART is more than just a bus.
People's Daily Online
June 3, 2017, 9am PDT
Orange County is dealing with falling transit use, and its transit authority is looking for ways to stay afloat.
Voice of Orange County
June 2, 2017, 7am PDT
Staten Island is getting what appears to be the biggest trend in transit planning: a bus system makeover.
Staten Island Advance
May 31, 2017, 9am PDT
Air fresheners have bene installed on D.C.'s Green Line, an attempt to improve riders' satisfaction with cleanliness. Despite some mixed reactions, perceptions of cleanliness are rising.
The Washington Post
May 25, 2017, 2pm PDT
The Government Accountability Office was set to investigate why U.S. transit capital investments are so expensive, especially in contrast to comparable European projects, but that study will not leave the station.
Vox
May 25, 2017, 10am PDT
Signal priority is a way to create faster, more regular bus service by adjusting length of stoplights for buses.
Active Transportation Alliance
May 23, 2017, 12pm PDT
A recent ruling by a U.S. district court could be a deathblow for the 16-mile Purple Line extension into Maryland, as well as for transit planning in general.
Greater Greater Washington
May 18, 2017, 2pm PDT
With the help of grant funded infrastructure and community outreach programs, Philadelphia's Indego bikeshare system has shown impressive leadership in equitable bikeshare.
PlanPhilly
May 17, 2017, 10am PDT
Fans of transit maps will have to watch out for the new map of BaltimoreLink.
Greater Greater Washington
May 9, 2017, 6am PDT
If self-driving cars means more sharing and less car ownership, we may finally lose our appetite for parking, even in the motor city.
Detroit Free Press
May 8, 2017, 2pm PDT
Transit planners at the county of Miami-Dade in Florida are asking permission to reroute and discontinue bus routes from the county bus system.
Miami Herald
May 4, 2017, 1pm PDT
Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) officials are optimistic that a new BART station, with connections to VTA light rail, will open ahead of schedule.
East Bay Times
April 28, 2017, 2pm PDT
Millennial Barbie reads literary fiction and wants you to know about it.
Gothamist
April 18, 2017, 11am PDT
All but one Clearwater City Council member voted to move forward with a transit center on Clearwater Beach. The hope is for fewer drivers to clog the roads on the way to a beach day.
Tampa Bay Times
April 13, 2017, 9am PDT
The curious and, at times, dangerous design of bus lanes that move against the flow of traffic in Mexico city will be expensive and time-consuming to take out, so the city looks for ways to work with what it has.
CityLab
April 11, 2017, 1pm PDT
A decade ago, Providence considered a streetcar for land that once moved cars along the former path of Route 195. Now transit planners have once again shifted gears, targeting a high-frequency bus corridor for the area.
Providence Journal
April 11, 2017, 10am PDT
Gondolas seem to find their way into the public transit investment conversation again and again over the years, taking up space and air that could be devoted to more substantive issues of investment, maintenance, and operation.
Streetsblog USA