June 30, 2020, 7am PDT
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.
February 16, 2019, 7am PST
For many people with mobility challenges, just getting to an accessible subway station in New York is an impossibility.
December 20, 2018, 2pm PST
City bikeshare programs are failing to provide equal access for disabled residents, the Times reports.
November 13, 2017, 2pm PST
The University of Minnesota has released its annual "Access Across America" report.
October 20, 2016, 8am PDT
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.
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.
October 5, 2015, 9am PDT
Esri offers insights into five new ways to analyze the success of transit service in cities of all kinds.
May 29, 2015, 2pm PDT
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.
April 11, 2015, 7am PDT
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.
January 28, 2014, 1pm PST
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.
June 1, 2011, 6am PDT
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.
May 20, 2011, 10am PDT
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".