Transit

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Using transit gives children experiences, skills, and perspectives that they won’t get riding in a car.
Apolitical
December 3, 2018, 6am PST
Examining Portland and Seattle's much-talked-about systems, the authors highlight the importance of treating streetcars as a viable transport option, rather than just a means to stimulate development.
The Washington Post
December 2, 2018, 9am PST
Already delayed, the Crenshaw Line has now sparked debate between stakeholders who favor opposing visions of how the light rail service should link up with the existing Green Line.
The Los Angeles Times
November 23, 2018, 11am PST
Transit should make people's lives better, with density a key component of successful systems.
Urban Edge
November 4, 2018, 5am PST
Behavioral science is informing the city’s efforts to change the way people commute.
CityLab
October 14, 2018, 7am PDT
With a Dallas-Houston bullet train proposal proceeding apace, a complementary idea is now on the table: a multimodal transit hub linking Amtrak, transit, and even Hyperloop.
D Magazine
October 13, 2018, 9am PDT
As San Diego plans a major airport redevelopment, County Supervisor Ron Roberts is advocating an aerial cableway concept to connect the airport to downtown.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
October 11, 2018, 2pm PDT
TEXRail, a commuter rail line connecting Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to downtown Fort Worth, is scheduled to begin service in several months. With it has come a surge of investment in transit-oriented development.
Fort Worth Business Press
October 8, 2018, 8am PDT
A decrease in ridership is not disputed. However, ideas about the best solutions for turning things around abound.
The Washington Post
Blog post
October 7, 2018, 7am PDT
As cities swell and car use soars, U.S. cities should take note of some bold, even radical, emissions-reducing policies being deployed around Europe.
Robert Fischer
October 5, 2018, 10am PDT
A look at transportation trends in Las Vegas suggests a surprising relationship between ridesharing and transit.
The City Fix
August 27, 2018, 5am PDT
From Judi Dench to Queen Latifah, CityLab writers match transit systems with the personalities they think would make the best announcements.
CityLab
July 7, 2018, 7am PDT
Regional planners and Dallas officials aren't confident that the area's highway-centric worldview (and budget) will change anytime soon. The city's competitiveness in the national job market may be on the line.
D Magazine
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