How Transit Saved Lives — And Became a Lifeline — During and After the Maui Fires
A Maui bus agency helped transport 42,000 people off the island in the wake of one of the most devastating fires in American history — and highlighted the critical role that shared modes can play not just in preventing climate-related disasters, but saving lives when they happen.
Op-Ed: Why Is Fare Evasion Punished More Severely than Speeding?
A.B. 819 offers California the opportunity to decriminalize fare evasion and replace punitive measures with more equitable approaches.
Opinion: Fights Over Fare Evasion Are Missing the Point
"To be clear, I'm not advocating for gate jumping. But I am advocating that we direct our attention to what truly matters."
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?
It’s Safe to Ride Transit
BART ridership is still only at about 40 percent of its pre-pandemic levels, and that media-fed perception of danger might be one factor in the slow recovery rate.
Houston Transit Makes Historic $26M Investment Into Real-Time Arrival Screens
Good signage can have a huge impact on the experience of transit riders. But will it lure new ones?
How Can Buses Be Sped Up?
And what do state and regional agencies plan to do about it?
To Make Transit Work, We Need to Make Transit Agencies Better Workplaces
Bus drivers aren't the only employees that transit agencies are struggling to hire and keep — and until we address the employee burnout happening behind the scenes, sustainable transportation may never truly take off.
CA Wins Federal Grants to Support Transit in “Areas of Persistent Poverty”
These are competitive grants for planning, engineering, or developing transit service improvements in historically disadvantaged communities.