Transit Planning

4 days ago
Regional transportation officials gathered recently in Atlanta to tout a new era of regional cooperation, focused on delivering public transit improvements.
5 days ago
TIGER grants aren't what they used to be, just like pretty much everything else in the federal government under the Trump Administration.
Streetsblog USA
March 13, 2018, 9am PDT
A new plan proposes four round trips from Milwaukee and Racine to Foxconn's proposed Mount Pleasant plant.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinal
February 28, 2018, 11am PST
The article says the concept of high-frequency transit is popular in Europe and the United States.
February 23, 2018, 1pm PST
Short of running the First Hill Streetcar on it's own dedicated right of way, the Seattle Department of Transportation has a few ideas for how to speed up service.
The Urbanist
February 23, 2018, 11am PST
Bus transit has been hemorrhaging riders in New York City, and the MTA is readying a plan to address some of the problems.
AM New York
February 20, 2018, 2pm PST
More transit agencies are recognizing that it's not enough to build transit infrastructure if the people who really need it don't live close enough to use it.
February 14, 2018, 12pm PST
A planned extension of the Metro Blue Line north from Minneapolis depended on eight miles of BNSF track.
CBS Minnesota
February 12, 2018, 8am PST
An historic transit referendum will be on the ballot for Nashville residents in May after some final political maneuvering over the matter of the plan's cost.
February 8, 2018, 7am PST
To close a $14 million budget shortfall, TriMet may scale back aspects of the planned bus line.
Oregon Live
February 6, 2018, 8am PST
Local politicians and the public had years to review a proposal that would create dedicated lanes for bus service along El Camino as it cuts through the region. The project found very little support.
Mountain View Voice
February 4, 2018, 11am PST
Minneapolis officials are touting Super Bowl LII as "the most transit-reliant Super Bowl ever played."
Smart Cities Dive
February 3, 2018, 11am PST
All of Fulton County, Georgia except Atlanta (which has its own transit plans) is moving forward with a new transit agenda.
Reporter Newspapers
January 26, 2018, 6am PST
Legislation moving through the Missouri State House of Representatives could add Franklin County, west of St. Louis, to the Bi-State Development Agency.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
January 23, 2018, 10am PST
Checking in with the South Central light rail extension that will add six miles and 11 stations of light rail transit serviced in Phoenix.
Phoenix New Times
December 26, 2017, 1pm PST
The state of Washington has taken a first, serious look at a high-speed rail project linking Vancouver in British Columbia to Seattle and Portland.
Vancouver Sun
December 18, 2017, 7am PST
Regional interests around the Twin Cities are considering a proposal that would connect St. Paul to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and the city of Bloomington by streetcar.
Pioneer Press
December 4, 2017, 10am PST
Vancouver, often cited as a model of transportation planning success, is very carefully considering the idea of a streetcar.
The Globe and Mail
November 14, 2017, 5am PST
A new study finds a connection between multimodality and income inequality in midsized cities.
The Urban Edge
October 26, 2017, 2pm PDT
Anchorage's People Mover bus system is the latest in a string of U.S. bus systems to reroute onto a high frequency grid.
Alaska Dispatch News