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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
June 17, 2019, 2pm PDT
City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly intends to debut a plan to install several miles of bus-only lanes in the city.
Willamette Week
May 16, 2019, 12pm PDT
The so-called car capital of the world is now a "hotbed for mobility disruption," a Harvard studio suggests.
The Planning Report
May 13, 2019, 10am PDT
New research outlines how to make public transportation a better option for suburban commuters.
Streetsblog USA
March 21, 2019, 10am PDT
It's only the county's second bus rapid transit route, but planners hope the Swift Green Line will eventually connect with a more robust network of BRT and rail service.
The Urbanist
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 9, 2019, 5am PST
Singapore has ambitious plans for an autonomous public transportation system. New full-sized buses and an upcoming trial run will put the country closer to its goals.
Bloomberg
January 11, 2019, 7am PST
The bus lanes have improved travel times, but who should cover the costs isn't entirely clear.
The Boston Globe
December 22, 2018, 5am PST
Wisconsin’s growing capital is hoping to add bus only transit to accommodate its new residents.
The Cap Times
December 20, 2018, 5am PST
Brooklyn N and R trains can now move at faster top speeds, but only when there aren’t stopped trains ahead.
The New York Times
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