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5 days ago
The company hopes that a broader service area and discounted rides will help people better access transit services.
Chicago Tribune
5 days ago
Sacramento Regional Transit is overhauling its bus system in September, so they old signs for stops will have to go. Instead of scrapping the old signs, the agency is giving them away for collectors' items.
The Sacramento Bee
5 days ago
There hasn't been a passenger rail connection between Detroit and Toronto since 1971, but that could change.
Wood TV 8
5 days ago
The Green Line extension will bring light rail service from Boston to Somerville and Medford, when it's done.
The Boton Globe
5 days ago
The prosecution rests.
Streetsblog USA
6 days ago
The longest rail line in the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority system will be extended again, and could eventually cross county lines.
Daily Bulletin
6 days ago
The Ride smartphone app, which has gathered millions of miles of bike trip data to help inform bike planning and encourage cycling, is moving on to micromobility.
Bike Portland
6 days ago
Cincinnati area voters might get a chance to decide the future of transit funding in the city of Cincinnati and the county of Hamilton.
WCPO
6 days ago
A recent study out of Europe reveals the potential of electric-assist bikes (e-bikes) to transition mobility away from cars.
Treehugger
August 12, 2019, 1pm PDT
Land use and transportation planning will play key roles in an effort by Los Angeles County to achieve carbon neutrality in 30 years.
Smart Cities Dive
August 12, 2019, 12pm PDT
The Red Line extension to 130th is still unfunded and a universal Chicago fare card hasn’t materialized, but in the immediate term, the Metra can run more trains and charge lower fares to help get the South Side moving.
Chicago Tribune
August 12, 2019, 11am PDT
Kids need to go places just as adults do, and they have needs many adults don’t have.
Saporta Report
August 12, 2019, 9am PDT
The Los Angeles City Council voted to officially end the use of Level of Service in measuring environmental impact in favor of a more people-friendly measure: vehicle miles traveled.
Streetsblog Los Angeles
August 12, 2019, 8am PDT
The never-before-used design is already being built.
The Seattle Times
August 12, 2019, 7am PDT
Augmented reality could boost safety for pedestrians, or it could add another layer of distraction between people and the real world.
Smart Cities Dive
August 12, 2019, 6am PDT
An affluent suburb located north of Atlanta is asking pedestrians to play a role in traffic safety.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
August 11, 2019, 11am PDT
A shift is underway on Wall Street—investors are acknowledging the risks of climate change. A recent credit-ratings report on the bridge system connecting Miami to Key Biscayne provides a stark example of the new way of thinking.
Miami Herald
August 11, 2019, 5am PDT
A recent round of thunderstorms brought public transit operations in Philadelphia to a screeching halt.
WHYY
August 9, 2019, 12pm PDT
Metra’s Electric line is one of the few places where Chicago’s commuter rail owns the tracks. Transit advocates have lobbied for years for the service to be run more like traditional public transit.
Curbed Chicago
August 9, 2019, 7am PDT
At 25 cents an hour, Nevada City, California's meter rates weren't bringing in enough to pay the employees managing them. A fourfold increase will also help the town confront wildfire risk.
CityLab