February 27, 2012, 5am PST
After years of lost revenue from fare evaders, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is looking to implement gate-locking at Metro rail stations within six months, reports Ari Bloomekatz.
January 25, 2012, 10am PST
With L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's 'America Fast Forward' plan to fund 30 years of transportation improvements in 10 years going nowhere fast in Congress, Joel Epstein asks if the Mayor might be lining up our country's creditor-in-chief.
December 8, 2011, 7am PST
In Washington D.C., Michael Perkins explains that starting next July, Metro would be at a deficit of $120 million. They have come up with several ideas to raise a portion of that money through fares.
Greater Greater Washington
September 28, 2011, 10am PDT
Officials are investigating the cause of a crash in which more than 20 people were seriously injured Tuesday riding the Shanghai subway. Citizens have voiced their frustration at ambitious rail projects they view as neglecting safety.
August 13, 2011, 1pm PDT
A recent "political compromise" forces Metro to phase out the City's highly popular free bus service that serves over 10 million riders per year.
June 20, 2011, 6am PDT
In Washington state, King County Council will vote on a measure to adopt a new algorithm for transit service policy.
May 18, 2011, 9am PDT
Doha wants to have a fully functioning metro rail system in place by the time Qatar hosts the 2022 World Cup, but the tight deadline of the event has some officials worried the system won't be complete in time.
March 27, 2011, 11am PDT
This 1950s commercial for the Los Angeles Metro poses another benefit of using transit: your car will stay looking brand new!
January 17, 2011, 12pm PST
A new 20-km metro line has just been completed in Delhi, India.
Railway Gazette International
December 1, 2010, 7am PST
Washington D.C.'s Metro is expecting a major increase in ridership over the next 30 years. To try to meet that demand, they're recruiting ideas from the public with a new outreach effort.
October 31, 2010, 7am PDT
TheCityFix's Jonna McKone profiles one of the most interesting subways in the world — Haifa's Carmelit funicular — and the city's BRT system.
October 26, 2010, 6am PDT
With the debut of the latest map of the Moscow Metro, TheCityFix's Jonna McKone takes a look at mass transit maps from across the globe and chats with mapmaker Cameron Booth.
September 20, 2010, 8am PDT
With three transit stations nearby and ready-made commuters, this DC/Maryland suburb is ripe for development.
September 18, 2010, 9am PDT
The second phase of a project to connect Washington D.C.'s Metro system to Dulles International Airport will cost nearly $4 billion.
September 9, 2010, 7am PDT
Heat emitting from riders of the Paris Metro and from the subway trains will heat 17 apartments in a new system debuting in France.
September 2, 2010, 2pm PDT
Planning nerd bloggers like David Alpert of Greater Greater Washington are finding that they can have significant influence in the world of D.C. planning and development.
May 5, 2010, 5am PDT
Citizens in Tysons Corner worry that plans to densify the city don't offer enough incentives to developers to come to town.
April 7, 2010, 1pm PDT
A half-cent sales tax increase to fund transit passed handily yesterday in St. Louis County, Missouri.
March 24, 2010, 10am PDT
When five new board members will join the Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority next month, they'll inherit a host of systemic problems and one of the toughest economic climates in decades.
March 24, 2010, 9am PDT
Columnist David Lazarus looks at how L.A. Metro could increase transit usage, in the wake of reports showing how expensive it is to drive instead.