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Charlottesville, Virginia

Regional Transit Could Boost Ridership in Charlottesville

Transit ridership has been waning in Charlottesville, Virginia, but a regional system could benefit the area’s operators and better meet the mobility needs of riders.

January 8, 2020 - Greater Greater Washington

New Orleans Streetcar

Management Shakeup at the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority

The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) renewed its contract with Transdev to oversee transit operation, but is also making significant changes to the management structure, including bringing management positions inside the authority.

May 31, 2019 - The Times-Picayune

D.C. Streetcar

D.C. Streetcar Working in Harmony with Overlapping Bus Lines

The D.C. Streetcar wraps up 2016 with positive news for its ridership numbers, as well as a positive effect on the nearby transit system.

December 20, 2016 - Greater Greater Washington

fisheye photo of DC subway in station

D.C. Metro Will End Late-Night Rail Service for Two Years

A tough decision that has been on the table since the summer has now been made official by the WMATA's board of directors.

December 16, 2016 - The Washington Post

Downtown St. Petersburg Ready for Bus System Changes

St. Petersburg will overhaul its bus system in early 2016, expecting improved efficiency from operating on the downtown city grid as well as upgrades to the area that serves as the current hub of the system.

November 24, 2015 - Creative Loafing Tampa Bay

Transit Ridership

Comparing the World's Transit Systems

How does New York stack up compared to London, Tokyo, or even Moscow?

September 7, 2015 - Business Insider

Op-Ed: Expand Chicago's Transit Beyond its Successful Status Quo

Yonah Freemark writes an op-ed that argues for the Chicago Transit Authority to do more than maintain the status quo.

November 3, 2014 - Crain's Chicago Business

More Transit for the Same Cost? Auckland Plan Shows How

An innovate plan to reconceive Auckland's transit network from the ground up led by Jarrett Walker demonstrates the dramatic efficiencies that can be gained, without additional cost, by increasing transfers.

October 11, 2012 - Human Transit

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