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The glitzy new neighborhood doesn’t cater to all Boston residents, according to a new survey.
The Boston Globe
February 5, 2019, 9am PST
The Seattle Transportation Benefit District has led to a growth in ridership and improved access to frequent service, according to a third-year performance report.
The Urbanist
June 19, 2018, 2pm PDT
A pair of interactive maps and a report compare access to opportunity in two very different neighborhoods. In both places, residents confront "friction of distance" and feel their input on public decision-making is limited.
Next City
June 16, 2018, 9am PDT
Chile's President, Sebastian Piñera, announced that Santiago's rail system will add two new lines and extend one of its existing train routes.
International Rail Journal
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
May 1, 2017, 11am PDT
Transport for London is experimenting with badges that say "Please offer me a seat" for people who wouldn't necessarily be offered seats.
BBC
February 27, 2017, 9am PST
A new study explores how the built environment influences vehicle miles traveled.
Streetsblog USA
October 29, 2016, 5am PDT
Advocacy groups in the Dayton, Ohio region have found repeated reasons to push malls and the RTA transit system for improved access to malls. Lawsuits and federal mandates have ensued.
Dayton Daily News
April 19, 2016, 11am PDT
A new tool called AllTransit offers a new way of scoring transit access and service available for any corner of the United States.
TransitCenter
December 20, 2015, 1pm PST
Washington, D.C. provides a model for trends found in other cities: people living near transit are trending younger, whiter, and more educated.
The Washington Post - Wonkblog
April 18, 2015, 11am PDT
Buses in the Milwaukee County Transit System now reach 1,300 fewer employers than it did in 2001 thanks to state budget cuts.
Urban Milwaukee
March 23, 2015, 9am PDT
Boston commuters report frustrations with a lack of parking at stations along the system—so much so that they sometimes abandon hope of finding a spot or catching a train.
The Boston Globe
January 25, 2015, 9am PST
The New Yorker has published an interactive feature in New York's shadow transit system—the network of so-called "dollar vans."
The New Yorker
November 17, 2014, 7am PST
Darin from ATL Urbanist picks up on a recent report by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) finding that residents of Atlanta can save big money by ditching their cars and riding transit.
ATL Urbanist
March 23, 2014, 11am PDT
Boston recently shut down one of its busiest transit hubs, the Government Center T Station for over-due renovations above and below the ground. The station was originally built in 1898, and without a major renovation since the 1960s.
The Boston Globe