Transit

June 17, 2018, 5am PDT
A new report from the New York City Department of Transportation opens the administrations of Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio to criticism from Streetsblog NYC.
StreetsBlog NYC
May 22, 2018, 5am PDT
So you think you're a transit expert?
The Guardian
May 17, 2018, 9am PDT
TransitCenter's Steven Higashide argues that despite all the hype around self-driving vehicles, traditional high-capacity transit still has some distinct advantages. As long, that is, as transit agencies are willing to recognize them.
TransitCenter
May 14, 2018, 2pm PDT
The auto industry lobby is meeting with Trump Administration officials to convince them to ease off the throttle.
The New York Times
May 4, 2018, 2pm PDT
A survey of recent planning decisions demonstrates that cities are no longer necessarily looking to more and bigger highways to solve their traffic problems.
The New York Times
May 4, 2018, 12pm PDT
Sacramento Regional Transit's SmaRT Ride service is an on-demand public option to compete with Uber and Lyft.
The Sacramento Bee
April 4, 2018, 9am PDT
American exurbs growing again, after brief period of urbanization.
Brookings Institute
April 3, 2018, 5am PDT
At the Shared Use Mobility Summit in Chicago, Jarrett Walker cautioned the tech world to keep four key transportation problems in mind.
Forbes
April 2, 2018, 10am PDT
In its first dive into a touchless transportation payment system, Google Pay is partnering with NXP's MIFARE on a Las Vegas Monorail pilot.
Smart Cities Dive
March 24, 2018, 7am PDT
A plan for a tramline and trambus, as well as corresponding urban development, has a $3 billion (Canadian dollars) budget.
The Montreal Gazette
March 13, 2018, 1pm PDT
Commitment gets tested when a dedicated urbanist, transit rider, and L.A. County planner is relocate to a suburban office. Clement Lau shares his thoughts about the good and the bad of riding an L.A. Metro bus.
UrbDeZine
March 9, 2018, 11am PST
Vancouver's mile-long street car was built for the Olympics and ran for only 60 days, but some of the city's residents want that service back.
Next City
February 15, 2018, 12pm PST
In Seattle, where bikes can be rented for as little as $2, rental fees don't cover most of the costs associated with bik share.
KUOW
February 9, 2018, 1pm PST
Five years ago, Minneapolis rolled back parking requirements near transit. Since then, construction is up, rents are down, and the look of projects in these places has changed.
Nick Magrino
January 30, 2018, 10am PST
Jarrett Walker discusses some reasons why transit authorities can be resistant to change. It all comes down to considering their point of view.
Human Transit
January 24, 2018, 10am PST
As the second busiest bus corridor in the area, Vermont Avenue is currently a candidate for bus rapid transit. But would rail be a better choice?
Urbanize LA
January 24, 2018, 8am PST
The Eno Center for Transportation looks at how on-demand transportation services can set themselves up to succeed, and learn from failed attempts.
Curbed
Blog post
January 16, 2018, 5am PST
Over the past two years or so, transit ridership has begun to decline. It seems that this decline has been most widespread among cities with relatively weak transit systems.
Michael Lewyn
January 11, 2018, 12pm PST
For the first time in four years, a quarterly survey indicates “market saturation in urban areas.”
Builder
January 9, 2018, 5am PST
Bus ridership is down in the nation's capital. Some see the issue as an opportunity to better design the service to make dollars go further.
Washington Post