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Yesterday
San Francisco is planning for new population growth and new housing developments on the West Side of the city, and is also expecting high quality public transit to fill the mobility needs of current and future residents.
San Francisco Examiner
4 days ago
A four-part series explores the shortcomings of transit politics and planning in Wichita, Kansas.
The Wichita Eagle
6 days ago
Mark your calendars (but maybe use pencil).
San Francisco Examiner
6 days ago
There are some very large contingencies still left to resolve (like funding from the federal government) but revenues generated from congestion pricing are allowing for new levels of transit infrastructure spending.
Politico
September 9, 2019, 10am PDT
European researchers have published a new study in the journal Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment that might be a hard pill to swallow for some transit advocates.
Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment
September 6, 2019, 12pm PDT
Ridership on the TANK bus service has sunk in recent years. Hope for a turnaround ride on a redesign.
Cincinnati Enquirer
August 30, 2019, 12pm PDT
How to make Microtransit work. Hint: it's about coverage, not ridership.
Human Transit
August 28, 2019, 8am PDT
An election to decide the fate of public transit planning in the city of Phoenix captured national attention as a bellwether for public opinion. Unofficial results have public transit winning with plenty of votes to spare.
Arizona Republic
August 26, 2019, 12pm PDT
While the state of New York would surely lover federal help in building out several infrastructure projects around New York City, a tweet from President Trump over the weekend seemed to overpromise regarding the Second Avenue Subway.
Crain's New York Business
August 24, 2019, 5am PDT
Birmingham, Alabama is buying 15 new buses to run on a planned bus rapid transit route.
ABC 33/40
August 15, 2019, 7am PDT
The "Flash" bus rapid transit system proposed in Montgomery County, Maryland took a crucial step forward at the end of July.
Greater Greater Washington
August 14, 2019, 7am PDT
The Green Line extension will bring light rail service from Boston to Somerville and Medford, when it's done.
The Boton Globe
August 12, 2019, 1pm PDT
Land use and transportation planning will play key roles in an effort by Los Angeles County to achieve carbon neutrality in 30 years.
Smart Cities Dive
August 8, 2019, 11am PDT
Judge Eileen Rakower decided New York can move forward with bus improvements that will create a temporary bus lane on 14th street.
The New York Times
August 7, 2019, 9am PDT
New evidence reveals the deep involvement of Koch Industries funding in the Phoenix anti-light rail campaign.
Phoenix New Times
August 5, 2019, 9am PDT
A new proposal for building high-speed rail in California would refocus funding to the urban ends of the complete, state route, by funding rail improvements first in Southern California.
Los Angeles Times
August 4, 2019, 9am PDT
In the rush to get the LVCC Loop ready for a major conference in 2021, concern grows about the potential of the project to damage the existing Las Vegas monorail system.
TechCrunch
August 4, 2019, 7am PDT
Funding for a $200 million bus rapid transit route on East Colfax Avenue in Denver is well behind schedule.
The Denver Post
August 4, 2019, 5am PDT
With some new transit tax money to spend, South Florida officials are pitching a monorail project in Broward and Miami-Dade counties.
South Florida Sun Sentinel
July 31, 2019, 1pm PDT
The Port Authority of Allegheny County will lead the remainder of a project to deliver major transportation improvements between Downtown Pittsburgh and Oakland.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette