Transit

5 hours ago
The much-reported Las Vegas Autonomous bus got into a fender bender on its first day of service, the Las Vegas police department concluded the other vehicle was at fault.
The Washington Post
6 days ago
The University of Minnesota has released its annual "Access Across America" report.
Streetsblog USA
November 11, 2017, 9am PST
The ride-sharing company produces a terrific illustration of how bad Bangkok traffic can be, but not how Uber would help.
Streetsblog USA
November 10, 2017, 1pm PST
What does the way transit commuters move say about their city?
Greater Greater Washington
November 2, 2017, 8am PDT
Companies struggling to get employees to work are turning to a variety of transportation alternatives not traditionally covered by transit agencies.
Star Tribune
November 1, 2017, 6am PDT
Out of 23 cities, New York City came in first, Indianapolis came in 23rd.
Smart Cities Dive
Blog post
October 31, 2017, 2pm PDT
Does light rail increase or decrease transit ridership? This article compares "bus only" metro areas to those which have recently built light rail lines.
Michael Lewyn
October 17, 2017, 11am PDT
For much of the 20th century, San Diego led the nation in public transit firsts. Unfortunately, the region has slipped to the bottom of national transit rankings. Planning activist Murtaza Baxamusa explains how it happened and the needed reform.
UrbDeZine
September 28, 2017, 9am PDT
Since Detroit's new streetcar system started charging, ridership has dropped. Those who are riding aren't necessarily paying anyways.
Crain's Detroit Business
September 24, 2017, 9am PDT
Maglev trains are often touted for their performance in difficult conditions and their use of electric power.
En.People.Cn
September 15, 2017, 2pm PDT
Charged with adding over 8,500 stalls, Sound Transit is facing rampant costs that call its park and ride strategy into question.
The Seattle Times
August 20, 2017, 11am PDT
The Orange Line, a bus rapid transit line running through Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley, has been a success. To those calling for an expensive conversion to rail, several experts say, why bother?
Curbed Los Angeles
August 18, 2017, 6am PDT
London's Crossrail promises faster commutes and neighborhood revitalization in a global economic hub. But what if Brexit puts a damper on that future?
The New York Times
August 4, 2017, 10am PDT
The Honolulu Rail Transit Project was slated to cost $5.2 billion. That figure has doubled as construction progresses, leaving the city scrambling for funds amid public outcry.
CityLab
July 6, 2017, 10am PDT
Dallas rapid transit organization takes the rare step of bringing riders and transit advocates onto their board.
The Dallas Morning News
July 5, 2017, 10am PDT
Recent studies find that central Denver is still woefully underserved when it comes to transit accessibility. On the table are streetscape improvements to make life easier for pedestrians and transit riders.
TransitCenter
July 3, 2017, 12pm PDT
Alex Baca argues that the dichotomy of "captive" versus "choice," while somewhat distasteful, is also incorrect. Transit can always stand to lose existing ridership through poor service.
Greater Greater Washington
June 19, 2017, 11am PDT
Ambitious hopes ride on a proposed bus rapid transit route connecting Downtown Milwaukee with the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center in Wauwatosa.
Urban Milwaukee
June 16, 2017, 12pm PDT
Apple's new campus contains thousands of parking spaces, but neither transit options nor daycare.
Wired
June 5, 2017, 2pm PDT
The Paris Agreement gave public officials an opportunity to criticize the President on his climate denial, but these statements ring truer when the officials seek out climate solutions at home as well.
Business Insider