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Blurred image of New York City bus driving through intersection with 5th Avenue with golden hour sunset sky in background.

NYC Bus Service Hindered by Congestion

Sharing lanes with car traffic may make it impossible for the MTA to increase service frequency.

November 16, 2023 - StreetsBlog NYC

Los Angeles Metro Bus

No Quick Fixes for L.A.’s Transit Ridership Woes

One of the largest transit systems in the country continues to lose large numbers of riders. But the causes behind the drop and the solutions to stop it are hard to pinpoint.

July 14, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

Indianapolis Bus Ridership Gaining After Investment

Bus ridership in Indianapolis in August is up 3.4% over last year, contrasting ridership in cities around the country.

September 17, 2018 - Streetsblog USA

Metropolitan Saint Louis Transit Agency

St. Louis Bus Routes Getting Reworked

MetroBus looks to bump up service along its most popular lines and move less popular bus routes to on-demand only status.

April 4, 2018 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Late Buses Threaten Seattle Micro-Unit Development—Guess Why

An approved, 55 micro-unit, mixed-use development with no parking sited on a transit corridor with 15-minute headways has been halted by a legal ruling after neighborhood opponents proved the bus was not meeting its schedule.

August 12, 2017 - Seattle Weekly

Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority

Tampa Bay's HART Bus System will Lose 20 Percent of its Routes

Cuts mean an already meager transit service will cover less of the sprawling Hillsburough County Community.

August 12, 2017 - Tampa Bay Times

Boston Bus

Boston's Data-Driven Bus System Makeover

MIT's Transit Lab created a ridership model called Origin Destination Transfer (ODX) that the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is using to make incremental changes to the region's bus system.

April 18, 2017 - CityLab

Providence Ditches Streetcar Plans; Goes With High-Frequency Buses Instead

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.

April 11, 2017 - Providence Journal

Austin Bus

Big Changes Coming for Austin Transit System

After a long survey process, Austin looking to update its transit system focusing on frequency on its busiest routes.

March 4, 2017 - Capital Metro Blog

Houston Bus Lane

Houston Buses Gain Ridership While Bus Systems Around the Country Struggle

When Houston reworked their bus system they emphasized frequency and simplicity. The results have been a bump in ridership, though some complain the system sacrificed coverage and equity to make those gains.

December 14, 2016 - Texas Star Tribune

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