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Where Would the Bay Area Be Without BART?

Answer: up a creek, according to a new study that attempts to quantify BART's significance to the region.

July 9, 2024

New Transportation Equity Dashboard Finds Some Cities Trailing

"[Chicago transit is] falling behind in a post-COVID world," the report's creators say.

July 1, 2024

Talking Headways Podcast: Post-Peaky Transit

Tracy Hadden Loh of the Brookings Institute on the impacts of the pandemic on downtowns, "activity centers" and transit usage.

June 27, 2024

‘Connect Bay Area Act’ Withdrawn 

A new setback for Bay Area transit.

May 31, 2024

Warren’s ‘Build Green’ Act Could Give Transit the Funding Left Out of Biden’s Climate Push

What would it take to give $500 billion to U.S. transit agencies — and why didn't Congress do it the last time they had a chance?

May 22, 2024

Microtranist Is Taxpayer Funded Uber, Advocates Warn — And It’s a Threat to Real Transit

American cities are falling for the "false promise" of microtransit, a top transportation union argues — and we're all going to be the ones who pay for it.

May 20, 2024

This City Leader Wants Drivers to Pay $850/Year To Register Their Cars — And Give The Money To Transit

What if driver had a choice between paying for the equivalent of a yearly bus pass just to register a car, or skipping the DMV and taking the actual bus for free?

May 16, 2024

Transit Expert Jarrett Walker has Advice for Los Angeles

Jarrett Walker talks choice riders, all-door boarding, bus lanes, BRT, and making the bus system more legible.

May 14, 2024

What Would Happen if We Electrified Every Bus in America?

...and what would it take to actually do it?

May 14, 2024

The Definition of Great BRT Is Changing Fast — And Most of the U.S. Isn’t Measuring Up

A top international transportation organization is setting the record straight about what BRT is – and what it should aspire to be in 2024.

May 13, 2024