Transit Ridership

December 6, 2018, 12pm PST
Capital Metro is growing a new generation of public transit riders.
Austin Monitor
December 6, 2018, 11am PST
St. Louis transit planners are evaluating the reasons behind a decline in transit use as the Metro Transit system prepares its first light expansion in years.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
November 25, 2018, 1pm PST
"Yes we actually did that."
Sightline Institute
November 19, 2018, 6am PST
The MTA passes will be half priced, but advocates say riders still need other less costly transit options.
Daily News
October 25, 2018, 5am PDT
Both cities have aging transit systems in need of major repairs. Chicago’s approach has helped turn the system around while New York is still grappling with its issues.
The New York Times
October 19, 2018, 7am PDT
The common refrain is that transit is just better in other countries. However, the reasons why are more complex than initial impressions allow, providing important lessons for the United States.
CityLab
October 9, 2018, 8am PDT
Transit ridership is up in Seattle, and higher income riders are more likely to use it.
Seattle Times
October 8, 2018, 8am PDT
A decrease in ridership is not disputed. However, ideas about the best solutions for turning things around abound.
The Washington Post
October 5, 2018, 10am PDT
A look at transportation trends in Las Vegas suggests a surprising relationship between ridesharing and transit.
The City Fix
October 1, 2018, 6am PDT
Transit ridership has surged in other countries but lags here in the United States. The possible reasons for this are varied as are proposed solutions for improving American transit systems.
Vox
September 24, 2018, 9am PDT
New research finds that, done right, working with ride-hailing companies can save public agencies money.
Metro Magazine
August 27, 2018, 7am PDT
Low ridership and driver shortages mean the Denver area's Regional Transportation District cut bus service.
The Denver Post
June 26, 2018, 8am PDT
Low-income residents are more likely to use transit, and transit needs riders. The relationship seems ripe for mutual benefit.
TransitCenter
June 18, 2018, 1pm PDT
The regional transit authority for metropolitan Vancouver is crediting high gas prices, growing employment, and system improvements for a new record in transit ridership.
Vancouver Sun
June 9, 2018, 9am PDT
A new study finds that bus service determines bus ridership.
CityLab
May 10, 2018, 12pm PDT
Greater Greater Washington's "Metro Reasons" column analyses the latest ridership data from the D.C. Metro system. Riders have not returned to the system after the SafeTrack repair program concluded in 2017.
Greater Greater Washington
May 2, 2018, 6am PDT
The Twin Cities found the secret to bus service success, but it was never really a secret.
Streetsblog USA
April 25, 2018, 6am PDT
The District of Columbia is attempting to build a data-based model for the mix of public and "shared" transportation modes on its streets, but is still finding holes in the data necessary to build new policies.
The Washington Post
April 22, 2018, 7am PDT
"Canada looks a lot like much of the US, in terms of economic types, city sizes and ages, development patterns," Jarret Walker says. So why can't Americans keep pace with Canadian public transit?
Human Transit
April 11, 2018, 10am PDT
Increasing car ownership and shifting demographics means planners need to rethink the car-centric equation, according to this article.
Governing