Transit Service

December 20, 2018, 8am PST
The A and G Lines use GPS for their crossing gates, they claim that a new software patch and other improvements would resolve those issues and put the G line on schedule.
The Denver Post
December 12, 2018, 6am PST
The general manager of D.C. Metro wants to extend limited late night rail service, in place for two years, into 2019 and beyond. Metro board members have had enough.
DCist
December 8, 2018, 9am PST
A $25 million operating deficit will inspire some soul searching, and structural changes.
The Mercury News
December 8, 2018, 7am PST
A ballot initiative intended to solve the Toledo Area Transportation Authority's budget deficit didn't appear before voters in November, and now less bus service will cost more to ride.
The Toledo Blade
December 5, 2018, 8am PST
The data on select bus service (SBS) in the Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus system are definitive: with off-board payment and bus-only lanes, buses perform better and attract more riders.
The Spirit
November 26, 2018, 5am PST
A New York transit advocate says the MTA is entering a "death spiral" of reduced service and higher fares that will lead to fewer riders and then additional reduced service and higher fares.
The Guardian
November 9, 2018, 5am PST
The Save Safe Seconds program is testing the beleaguered subway system's signal timers.
New York Daily News
October 29, 2018, 11am PDT
For the first time in years, there is talk of expanding service on existing rail lines in the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) system.
The Washington Post
October 22, 2018, 8am PDT
The light rail line was supposed to improve transit to less accessible parts of the city, but service so far has been disappointing.
San Francisco Chronicle
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
August 27, 2018, 7am PDT
Low ridership and driver shortages mean the Denver area's Regional Transportation District cut bus service.
The Denver Post
August 14, 2018, 8am PDT
The New York MTA is on a mission to mitigate bus bunching, the telltale sign of unreliable service.
StreetsBlog NYC
August 9, 2018, 2pm PDT
It's going to be tough to be a transit user in the Seattle suburb of Everett.
The Urbanist
July 3, 2018, 2pm PDT
At-grade light rail has a hard time safely and efficiently traversing Downtown San Jose on Second Street. A new pilot project will look to improve the situation.
The Mercury News
May 30, 2018, 7am PDT
As more attention is paid to the struggles of U.S. public transit systems, some factors are getting less attention than others.
Eno Transportation Weekly
April 10, 2018, 2pm PDT
Alex Baca says following Houston's lead could lead the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority out of a budget and ridership spiral.
Cleveland Magazine
April 8, 2018, 7am PDT
What kind of service improvements would commuters need to shift rides away from the MTA subway and onto commuter rail systems like the Long Island Rail Road?
Crain's New York Business
March 15, 2018, 2pm PDT
Woodward Avenue will get a temporary road diet during special events in response to safety concerns connected to the QLine.
Detroit Free Press
March 14, 2018, 1pm PDT
An investigative report digs into the causes of delays on the New York subway and finds that the official company line might not square with reality.
The Village Voice
March 1, 2018, 6am PST
It's great that the New York MTA is overhauling its fare system and doing away with the MetroCard, but there's so much more potential to realize.
AM New York