Transit Planning

3 days ago
Branding and bus rapid transit go hand in hand.
The Urbanist
3 days ago
Toronto Mayor John Tory is intervening in transit plans with a call to speed up spending and the construction timeline for the relief line, designed to relieve crowding on the city's subway system in the urban core.
The Star
January 6, 2019, 11am PST
The plan for the Gold Line Extension to Montclair in San Bernardino County has changed quickly. Now some want to throw out the idea completely.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
December 25, 2018, 5am PST
Money would be used to begin work on a bus service that would connect downtown Oklahoma City with the northwest Side.
OKNews
December 22, 2018, 5am PST
Wisconsin’s growing capital is hoping to add bus only transit to accommodate its new residents.
The Cap Times
December 14, 2018, 2pm PST
The Nib unlocks the illustrative and narrative power of cartoons to explain the neglected state of public transit in the Unite States, and to make the case for effective and empowered transit planning.
The Nib
December 14, 2018, 12pm PST
The METRONext Moving Forward Plan was revealed at the annual meeting of the Greater Houston Partnership.
Progressive Railroading
December 13, 2018, 8am PST
A flyover to clear a bottleneck of trains serving the Red, Brown, and Purple lines is a key component of the massive modernization project planned by the Chicago Transit Authority.
Chicago Tribune
December 11, 2018, 11am PST
The Southwest Corridor could become the most parking-heavy rail line every created by TriMet. Even parking-lite planning scenarios would spend as much as $100 million on parking garages.
Sightline Institute
December 11, 2018, 10am PST
The federal government has signed off on the plan for Phase 2 of the Second Avenue Subway.
Patch
December 10, 2018, 12pm PST
Approval of two plans to bring new transit modes to the Atlanta region, reaching into the suburbs, mark a turning point in the transit history of the Southeast.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
December 10, 2018, 9am PST
The city of Los Angeles is looking for ways to close a $26.2 billion funding gap for its plan to complete 28 transportation projects by the 2028 Summer Olympics.
Los Angeles Daily News
December 4, 2018, 10am PST
The reality of the Move Seattle is proving to be much less robust than the vision promised to voters who approved the $930 million levy in 2015.
The Seattle Times
December 4, 2018, 5am PST
The North-South Rail Link has been under discussion in the Boston region for Decades now. A new 'Rail Vision' process continues the discussion again.
Sentinel & Enterprise News
December 2, 2018, 9am PST
Already delayed, the Crenshaw Line has now sparked debate between stakeholders who favor opposing visions of how the light rail service should link up with the existing Green Line.
The Los Angeles Times
November 30, 2018, 2pm PST
The final nails have been put in the coffin of the I-710 extension, and now communities like Pasadena are getting ideas about how to spend Measure R funding once reserved for the unwanted freeway.
Pasadena Star-News
November 29, 2018, 9am PST
They had to wait the better part of a year, but two major transit projects finally have the funding Congress allocated in March.
Los Angeles Times
November 26, 2018, 1pm PST
Construction of the Crenshaw Line in Los Angeles will go later than expected. Metro now expects the light rail line to open in 2020.
Los Angeles Times
November 22, 2018, 9am PST
The Mixed Signals report makes the case for Toronto to adopt a dedicated revenue source to pay for transit.
The Star
November 21, 2018, 12pm PST
A great sigh of relief from transit planners in the Pacific Northwest (and probably the rest of the country as well).
The Seattle Times