Bus Transit

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The city about to set a new standard for battery-powered electric bus transit was a small collection of fishing villages just 40 years ago.
The City Fix
November 28, 2017, 9am PST
A new report cites decreased ridership and dismal service despite a growing need for more and better routes.
The New York Times
November 1, 2017, 8am PDT
Bus riders can expect two rounds of fare increases, plus service cuts along the light rail route.
Pasadena Star News
October 24, 2017, 7am PDT
Critics of the Bus Forward plan say the it does not reflect the urgency of the need for better buses in New York City.
StreetsBlog NYC
October 19, 2017, 12pm PDT
Fare increases, a new tax, and a system redesign are some of the ideas on the table for Cincinnati's bus system as its operating transit agency struggles to deal with budget shortfalls.
Cincinnati Business Courier
October 5, 2017, 2pm PDT
It isn't always easy, especially for politicians and engineers, but there are proven ways to save a floundering bus system.
Greater Greater Washington
September 10, 2017, 1pm PDT
In a controversy that recalls the ongoing debate about "free range children," B.C.'s Ministry of Children and Family Development is telling one family that their kids aren't old enough to ride the bus alone.
CTV News Vancouver
August 12, 2017, 7am PDT
Cuts mean an already meager transit service will cover less of the sprawling Hillsburough County Community.
Tampa Bay Times
August 7, 2017, 7am PDT
Decision makers in cities can mistake their own preferences for the preferences of the city as a whole, which is doubly dangerous when elite preferences become the law of the land.
Human Transit
July 26, 2017, 7am PDT
Philadelphia is one of many American cities suddenly beset with declining bus ridership numbers, likely in part as a result of the popularity of transportation network companies.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
June 29, 2017, 6am PDT
Chicago Avenue bus is one of Chicago's busiest. It deserves a bus lane.
Streetsblog Chicago
June 24, 2017, 1pm PDT
Sometimes it seems like Seattle and Amazon have a symbiotic relationship.
The Seattle Times
May 22, 2017, 7am PDT
The Los Angeles County metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) announced plans last week to undertake a review of the agency's massive bus system. The redesign will hope to address declining ridership.
The Source
May 21, 2017, 9am PDT
The George Washington Bridge Bus Station should have reopened at the end of 2016, but now that it is, a lot of weary commuters have received a huge quality of life improvement.
NorthJersey.com
April 18, 2017, 11am PDT
All but one Clearwater City Council member voted to move forward with a transit center on Clearwater Beach. The hope is for fewer drivers to clog the roads on the way to a beach day.
Tampa Bay Times
April 12, 2017, 12pm PDT
Valley Metro announced a suite of bus service improvements this month, with even more potentially on the way later this year.
Queen Creek Independent
April 11, 2017, 1pm PDT
A decade ago, Providence considered a streetcar for land that once moved cars along the former path of Route 195. Now transit planners have once again shifted gears, targeting a high-frequency bus corridor for the area.
Providence Journal
April 7, 2017, 1pm PDT
St. Louis will have electric buses running around town for a week, but that doesn't mean the city's residents should expect a massive rollout of the buses anytime soon.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
April 4, 2017, 5am PDT
D.C. advocates are celebrating the mayor's support of several new bus investments.
Greater Greater Washington
March 31, 2017, 5am PDT
A new ad by Swedish public transit agency Västtrafik pulls quite a bait and switch.
The Verge