Bus rapid transit has grown to encompass nearly every upgrade transit agencies announce. The real question isn’t what qualifies as BRT, but what constitutes high-quality bus service today.
As urban freeways age, cities move to take them down, before they fall down.
A growing number of municipalities and small towns are considering a low or even no minimum off-street parking requirement.
After almost 50 years of trial and error, bike sharing has finally grown from its western European roots to blossom as a global enterprise.
After stalling during the recession, transit ridership is on a roll again as more and more people opt to park their cars and board buses, light rail and commuter trains. The nation’s transit ridership rose for the sixth straight quarter between April and June of this year, according to the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).
Last summer, Congress finally adopted a new law setting funding levels and policy priorities for federal investment in highways, bridges and public transportation.