Public Transit

September 26, 2017, 7am PDT
Can an expansion of Seattle's streetcar system somehow outperform its previous iterations, and all other public transit modes in the city?
The Seattle Times
September 21, 2017, 11am PDT
A 40-foot bus, dubbed the "Catalyst E2 Max," has broken the world record for longest drive on a single charge, according to manufacturer Proterra.
Quartz
Blog post
September 11, 2017, 7am PDT
Critics often use fallacious arguments and inaccurate evidence to attack public transit and Transit Oriented Development. Here are suggestions for responding to their false claims.
Todd Litman
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
September 7, 2017, 9am PDT
The strange world projects exempted from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act got a little stranger this week.
Los Angeles Times
September 2, 2017, 11am PDT
The variables in public transit service have never been so brightly and kinetically illustrated.
Mapzen
August 30, 2017, 2pm PDT
One of the nation's premier transit systems has a striking new addition.
Chicago Tribune
August 29, 2017, 2pm PDT
The news about the decline of bus ridership around the country is making the rounds again. The future of bus transit as we know it seems to be in question.
The Wall Street Journal
August 28, 2017, 12pm PDT
Introducing the Hop Fastpass system.
The Oregonian
August 28, 2017, 9am PDT
News of the demise of the Pronto! bikeshare system in Seattle broke in February, but by the end of the year, the city is expected to have the U.S.'s largest bikeshare network.
CNN Tech
August 23, 2017, 5am PDT
The U.S. Department of Transportation and the state of Maryland are expected to sign a funding agreement next week for the Purple Line between Montgomery and Prince George's counties.
The Washington Post
August 18, 2017, 1pm PDT
Fans of public transit rejoice. A new infographic explores the rolling stock of most of the major cities in the United States and Canada.
CityLab
August 18, 2017, 8am PDT
Chicago's cashless transit payment system (Ventra) could pay for Divvy Bike rentals in the city according to city officials.
Chicago Sun Times
August 18, 2017, 5am PDT
Changes to the BRTData.org criteria means fewer systems and corridors are considered to bus rapid transit.
The City Fix
August 16, 2017, 12pm PDT
Union Station in Los Angeles is featuring the latest in surveillance technology, meant to deter terrorists. The concern might also be that such technology is yet another impediment in the transit user experience.
ABC7
August 15, 2017, 8am PDT
After launching in 2013, the bikeshare system in Columbus, called, CoGo, has expanded facilities and increased ridership. Profitability is expected soon, too.
Columbus Business First
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, 6am PDT
A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) announced by the Federal Transit Administration is designed to further the Trump Administration's goals to empower the private sector to rebuild the nation's infrastructure.
Federal Transit Administration
August 6, 2017, 7am PDT
A bus rapid transit proposal is still very much in the planning stages in Milwaukee, with the question of whether the route is allowed dedicated lanes along its entire length is still very much in question.
Urban Milwaukee
August 1, 2017, 10am PDT
Chongqing train station has become famous in China for its extremely isolated location, but its construction illustrates the ambition of the country’s building spree.
CNN