Transit

May 28, 2019, 6am PDT
A new analysis looks at how income and population density are related to car ownership and some ways that the design of cities can help lessen car dependence.
Slate
May 13, 2019, 9am PDT
Washington, D.C., is not meeting its Vision Zero goals. Three proposed bills would put requirements in place to make traffic safety a priority.
Greater Greater Washington
May 10, 2019, 12pm PDT
Uber is making it easier for travelers to access transit by offering the option to purchase tickets through its app.
CityLab
May 2, 2019, 10am PDT
Metro is analyzing new geolocational data to look beyond conventional understandings of travel behavior.
Wired
May 1, 2019, 5am PDT
We have a limited number of dense core neighborhoods in which getting around without a car is possible; such neighborhoods may appeal to many people, but having access to them affects people differently depending on work type and income level.
Shelterforce Magazine
April 3, 2019, 8am PDT
Redfin released its updated transit scores for 2019 and, while there’s little change in the ranking, cities like D.C. and New York did see changes in their scores.
Redfin
March 22, 2019, 11am PDT
Canada's capital has approved a major set of extensions to its light rail O-Train system, encompassing 27.3 miles of new track and 24 new stations.
CBC
March 12, 2019, 1pm PDT
The Transit app will replace the Metro on the Go app for multi-modal trip planning around St. Louis.
Government Technology
February 19, 2019, 8am PST
A member of Ottawa’s city council says transit commissioners should support women’s rights and believe that climate change is real.
Ottawa Citizen
February 14, 2019, 2pm PST
While ride-hailing is on the horizon for the Canadian city, the experience so far without the mode provides useful insight into its effects on regional mobility.
Slate
Blog post
January 8, 2019, 9am PST
Despite the decline in gas prices, cars are still a luxury for many low-income Americans, and low-income zip codes still tend to have low car ownership rates.
Michael Lewyn
January 7, 2019, 11am PST
East Coast transit systems used to be the envy of other cities, but now the West Coast is taking big steps to expand their networks.
The New York Times
January 7, 2019, 9am PST
Metro will close several stretches of the Blue and Green lines as it completes $350 million worth of upgrades and opens the new Crenshaw Line. More than 100,000 daily riders may be inconvenienced.
Long Beach Press-Telegram
December 10, 2018, 8am PST
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