Late-Night Service

February 16, 2017, 2pm PST
Look on Seattle's King County with envy, fans of late-night transit service.
The Urbanist
December 16, 2016, 11am PST
A tough decision that has been on the table since the summer has now been made official by the WMATA's board of directors.
The Washington Post
November 3, 2016, 6am PDT
A proposal by on demand bus and shuttle company Bridj would fill a gap in late night service in the Boston area.
Boston Herald
October 18, 2016, 5am PDT
Planning and urbanism writers in Washington, D.C. agree that a proposal to cut service to 20 stations in the Metrorail system would have harmful effects for minorities in the region.
The Washington Post
September 10, 2016, 5am PDT
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Planetizen
September 8, 2016, 7am PDT
Three proposals, that is, save one. David Alpert wants to know why the public isn't considering another option for delivering necessary repairs to the D.C. Metro system.
Greater Greater Washington
July 27, 2016, 5am PDT
What was thought to be a temporary end to late night weekend service could become a permanent reality on the tracks of Metrorail.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
June 4, 2016, 11am PDT
With late-night weekend service on hold as the Metrorail service commences its SafeTrack maintenance program, will partiers stay home or simply find new ways to get around?
WAMU
March 2, 2016, 7am PST
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority board voted to shut down late night transit service on the T this week, finding that ridership did not justify the cost of the long operation hours.
The Boston Globe
June 23, 2015, 5am PDT
It might surprise many that London does not offer overnight service on its subway system—while cities like New York, Chicago, Berlin, and Sydney do. That will change in September, however.
Quartz
February 24, 2015, 12pm PST
A report called "The Other 9-to-5," released this week by the San Francisco Late Night Transportation Working Group, maps out late night transportation options around the Bay Area and provides recommendations for permanently expanding service.
KQED News Fix
October 31, 2014, 11am PDT
Under construction and expected to launch service in Fall 2015, the Kansas City Streetcar will provide frequent service in Downtown Kansas City.
The Kansas City Star
September 16, 2014, 12pm PDT
Alameda-Contra Costa Transit* and Bay Area Rapid Transit are considering a one-year pilot program that would provide transit service after BART's Cinderella-esque closing time.
Contra Costa Times
December 4, 2013, 11am PST
A pilot project to extend the operating hours of Boston's subway system until 3 a.m. on weekends is being celebrated by riders, businesses leaders and public officials as a crucial element in maintaining a vibrant and attractive city.
The Boston Globe