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How To Find America’s Missing Bus Shelters

America is full of sorry bus stops — but advocates and agencies don't always know exactly how many need some TLC. A new study used the power of AI to fill that gap.

March 7, 2024

Could This Bill Finally Give Transit Agencies the Operations Funding They Need?

Is it finally time for Congress to spend more to keep the buses and trains running?

February 1, 2024

Opinion: The Decline of Greyhound Isn’t A Greyhound Problem; It’s a Bus Problem.

"It’s not just Greyhound: there are no more advantages to riding a bus in most American cities, hence the national bus ridership decline."

January 5, 2024

Guest Column: With Data, We Can Design Bus Stops to Make People Feel Happy

"Can better bus stops make everyone near them happier, whether or not you ride the bus?"

December 27, 2023

Talking Headways Podcast: The Sexy World of Bus Speeds

When you start to add up the numbers, you can see why agency leaders would be interesting in finding ways to reduce those costs.

November 30, 2023

Want More Rapid Bus Transit? Build Real Bus Rapid Transit

Cleveland, Johannesburg, and Mexico City can do it, so why can’t New York use BRT to speed up its slow buses?

November 13, 2023

How a New Drug Testing Rule from USDOT Could Help Alleviate the Bus Operator Crisis

Marijuana is legal in some form in 23 states. So why should bus drivers get fired for using it when they're not behind the wheel?

September 1, 2023