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4 days ago
With ridership at record lows and agencies struggling to stay afloat, public transit around the world will need robust investment to recover after the pandemic.
The New York Times
6 days ago
The proposed changes to plans for a bus rapid transit route on Colorado Boulevard are an attempt to compromise between competing community concerns.
Urbanize Los Angeles
April 2, 2021, 5am PDT
By staying conspicuously absent from the controversy over the closure of the Somerset El station, the mayor has avoided involvement in an issue that affects the whole city, according to Philadelphia's leading architecture critic.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
April 1, 2021, 8am PDT
In a letter to the department, the city called for an increased focus on shifting demand away from single-occupancy vehicles and boosting other forms of transportation.
April 1, 2021, 7am PDT
The state legislature has largely reversed Gov. DeWine's cuts to public transit in the state, but advocates argue the new plan doesn't go far enough to address the needs of transit-dependent residents.
Ohio Capital Journal
March 30, 2021, 8am PDT
The Urbanist's editorial board calls for an end to highway widening and an increased focus on walking, biking, and transit.
The Urbanist
March 29, 2021, 5am PDT
American policymakers could improve the effectiveness of infrastructure projects by focusing on five key elements.
March 25, 2021, 10am PDT
Robust investment in the region's public transportation network can ensure a more equitable and sustainable path forward.
Greater Greater Washington
March 25, 2021, 9am PDT
The city's new transportation plan focuses on eliminating carbon emissions in its transportation sector, reducing congestion, and boosting public transit.
The Seattle Times
March 24, 2021, 12pm PDT
Despite a preference among policymakers for high-tech transit solutions, the humble bus, with the right infrastructure and funding, has the potential to be the heart of a comprehensive, reliable, and cost-effective transit system.
New York Times
March 4, 2021, 8am PST
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will let low-income residents and K-12 students ride for free starting in January 2022.
February 17, 2021, 6am PST
The state's plan to dismantle and reorganize its busiest bus plaza faces allegations of civil rights violations.
Streetsblog Mass
February 1, 2021, 10am PST
Travelers will be required to properly wear a face mask when riding all forms of public transportation, e.g., ride-share, bus, train, ferry, or plane. The rule applies to transportation hubs and boarding platforms. Not just any face-covering will do.
January 7, 2021, 10am PST
The unique structure of the Maryland Transit Administration leaves local stakeholders out of decision-making.
Greater Greater Washington
March 9, 2020, 9am PDT
As the coronavirus continues to move across the globe, its effects on shared transportation modes and freight shipping are becoming more apparent.
Eno Center for Transportation
October 2, 2019, 1pm PDT
The app is expanding to include information about public transit and micromobility options as part of Lyft’s goal to make travel easier.
September 29, 2019, 1pm PDT
Public transportation that serves regional areas makes sense, but the United States has been slow to pursue strategies and policies that foster these types of systems.
the transport politic
August 23, 2019, 5am PDT
From Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Sydney, the best—and the cheapest—views are on ferries, buses, trains, and gondolas.
The New York Times
August 13, 2019, 11am PDT
The glitzy new neighborhood doesn’t cater to all Boston residents, according to a new survey.
The Boston Globe
July 24, 2019, 7am PDT
New survey findings identify transit priorities among residents in D.C. and surrounding areas, and indicate broad support for public investments.
Greater Greater Washington