Public Transportation

December 10, 2018, 8am PST
Using transit gives children experiences, skills, and perspectives that they won’t get riding in a car.
Apolitical
December 7, 2018, 10am PST
The available funding could shift transportation priorities in Southern California’s San Gabriel Valley. But transportation leaders appear to be leaning toward more of the same.
Streetsblog LA
November 21, 2018, 10am PST
A new study finds that Wisconsin spends big on highways and urban transportation while rural areas face gaps in service.
Urban Milwaukee
November 20, 2018, 11am PST
Transit writer Alon Levy argues it will take more than system improvements to integrate public transit into L.A.'s urban fabric.
Pedestrian Observations
November 1, 2018, 12pm PDT
Surveys indicate that women often feel exposed to threatening and unwelcome behaviour when using public transport. This report examines this problem and potential solutions from various perspectives.
Women’s Safety and Security: A Public Transport Priority
October 9, 2018, 8am PDT
Transit ridership is up in Seattle, and higher income riders are more likely to use it.
Seattle Times
October 9, 2018, 7am PDT
The new sensor technology gives riders up to a minute to drop, cover, and hold on.
Mercury News
October 1, 2018, 6am PDT
Transit ridership has surged in other countries but lags here in the United States. The possible reasons for this are varied as are proposed solutions for improving American transit systems.
Vox
September 25, 2018, 5am PDT
Transportation access is one of the biggest factors in keeping people out of homelessness. Cities can help with discounted fares and last-mile connections.
CALmatters
September 24, 2018, 9am PDT
New research finds that, done right, working with ride-hailing companies can save public agencies money.
Metro Magazine
September 17, 2018, 2pm PDT
A new survey identified the top climate strategies favored by municipalities around the country.
Smart Cities Dive
September 17, 2018, 1pm PDT
The region hopes to achieve widespread electrification of transportation ahead of the 2028 Olympics.
Fast Company
September 11, 2018, 12pm PDT
Portland, OR is asking residents to help prioritize its "wishlist" of transportation projects for the growing Central City area.
The Oregonian
September 11, 2018, 9am PDT
David Alpert and DW Rowlands of Greater Greater Washington share their hopes for a planned review of D.C.'s bus system.
Greater Greater Washington
September 1, 2018, 1pm PDT
Transportation investment is struggling to keep pace with population growth.
The Columbus Dispatch
August 30, 2018, 10am PDT
Express buses in Staten Island started their new routes August 19 with fewer routes and fewer stops and faster travel the MTA hopes.
AMNY
August 14, 2018, 9am PDT
The temporary ban applies to bus and rail projects seeking funding from a number of FTA programs.
Eno Transportation Weekly
August 13, 2018, 5am PDT
Miles brings the frequent flyer concept to ground level by offering rewards for your daily commute.
The Verge
July 23, 2018, 11am PDT
Transit can advance social equity and provide access to opportunity—but only if agencies work for inclusive planning and resource allocation.
Streetsblog USA
July 8, 2018, 9am PDT
The 72-year-old trolley system is beloved by local riders, but difficult to maintain.
Boston Globe