July 28, 2019, 11am PDT
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) named TransLink in Vancouver the best transit system in North America.
March 10, 2019, 5am PDT
One transit rider sings the praises of an experiment that allows Toronto transit riders a two-hour window of unlimited transfers on the TTC system.
March 31, 2017, 6am PDT
An intrepid grad student at MIT created a graphic that shows off the color palettes of U.S. and Canadian transit lines.
October 16, 2016, 11am PDT
A new study compares regional population densities to transit systems to find out which transit systems have maximized their reach.
August 21, 2016, 5am PDT
Transit investments in Marion County, Indiana, could be funded through a proposed increase of income taxes. The proposed funding referendum has the backing, and the phone-banking, of a coalition of local church congregations.
October 24, 2015, 1pm PDT
SEPTA has approved funding for $18.3 million in energy-efficient upgrades to the regional transit network.
September 16, 2015, 7am PDT
Cities traditionally thought of as car-centric are putting ambitious light rail plans at the center of ambitious plans for transit.
May 20, 2015, 6am PDT
"A German university student has developed a fun new tool for visualizing public transit in a more system-oriented way," according to a post by Sam Sturgis.
September 29, 2014, 11am PDT
While so many cities struggle to overcome irrational and uninformed opinions in debates about transportation systems, Edmonton is in the midst of a conversation with good questions and no right or wrong answers.
July 15, 2014, 12pm PDT
A proposal for a radical reinvention of the fare structure for the country's transit systems—one that balances the cost of transit with that of driving, generates more revenue from fares, and enables more capital investments.
July 14, 2010, 9am PDT
Like many transit agencies across the country, the economic recession has limited the capacity of Chicago's CTA to maintain itself. <em>Governing</em> talks with the man tasked with saving -- and recreating -- the troubled system.
March 8, 2010, 5am PST
The city of Toronto's public transit system has been plagued by dysfunctional service and rider complaints. Officials are looking to Philadelphia for lessons on improving their troubled system.
July 25, 2009, 5am PDT
The Obama administration has been touting its dedication of $48.1 billion in stimulus money to roads and transit projects. But it's all going towards new projects, not day-to-day operational needs.