Federal Bill Proposes $10 Billion for Transit Accessibility
The program would fund improvements such as elevators, ramps, and accessible ticketing equipment to bring the nation's transit stations up to ADA standards.
Gaps Remain as Americans With Disabilities Act Approaches its 30th Anniversary
Public transit agencies around the country have made a lot of progress in providing access for people with disabilities, but there is a lot of work left to ensure to the full freedoms of mobility.
Who Has Access to NYC Subways?
For many people with mobility challenges, just getting to an accessible subway station in New York is an impossibility.
Bikeshare Programs Lack Accessible Options
City bikeshare programs are failing to provide equal access for disabled residents, the Times reports.
Comparing Metropolitan Areas by Transit-Accessible Jobs
The University of Minnesota has released its annual "Access Across America" report.
Moving from Moving Cars to Moving People
After a three quarters of a century of building to accommodate cars and not people, it's going to take big changes to get the transit system the United States needs, argues a Next City editorial.
New Tool Scores Transit Access and Service
A new tool called AllTransit offers a new way of scoring transit access and service available for any corner of the United States.
5 Tips for Analyzing Transit Service
Esri offers insights into five new ways to analyze the success of transit service in cities of all kinds.
Poor Suburbs Struggle with Job Sprawl
Although unemployment has declined, according to this report commutes are getting longer. "Job sprawl" often plagues minority and poor areas where housing is more affordable.
'Jobs Sprawl' Plagues Cleveland Commutes
Research from Brookings puts Cleveland in last place for improving access to jobs from 2000 through 2012. And jobs sprawl is up throughout the rest of the country as well.
Toronto Transit Mulls Reducing Stops Along Routes
In a move to increase speed, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is looking to cut some stops from its streetcar and bus routes, rousing debate over whether less is really more - particularly in consideration of elderly and disabled riders.
Transit-Oriented Tax Credits Nudge Company to Relocate
By relocating to a transit-adjacent building in New Jersey, electronics maker Panasonic has qualified for more than $100 million in tax credits from the state.
Why Honolulu Tops Best Transit List
Jarrett Walker looks at a recent "Top Cities for Transit" list that ranks Honolulu #1, and says the criteria that the Brookings Institution used are "especially perverse".
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