Philly Gives City Workers Free Transit. Can Other Cities Follow?
It's sure to be a boon for SEPTA, the environment, and city employees’ quality of life, but can it be a model for other cities?
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?
What Will It Take to Build a Bullet Train in Texas?
A long-fought high speed rail project may be coming back from the dead — and what happens next could be instructive for other communities hoping to someday run trains in highway-dominated states.
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.
America’s Largest E-Bus Manufacturer Is Going Bankrupt — But That Isn’t the Only Challenge Facing the Transition
Even if Proterra were thriving, electrifying the nation's transit fleets would be an uphill battle.
Transit Master Class: Learning from Switzerland
A delegation of advocates and Bay Area transit officials spent a week in Switzerland learning how one of the world's best transit and rail systems works. Here's a taste of what they learned.
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?
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.
Where Have All the Three-Bedrooms in Walkable Neighborhoods Gone?
Growing families are struggling to find homes that meet their needs — especially in people-centered places.
Study: Trolley Buses with Batteries are the Best Path to Zero Emissions
“The trolley system is this huge asset that we already have,” said Lantsberg. “We like battery buses. And we like electric vehicle charging, but we think that a trolley bus is a superior mode.”