Jarrett Walker

Houston's Plan to Get an Amazing New Bus System for No New Money

By eliminating route redundancies and emphasizing ridership, the city thinks it can get a better trip at the same price.

The Real Barriers to Abundant, All-Day Transit Service

Despite clear benefits, too many transit agencies seem to be hanging by a thread.

A D.C. Bus That's 7 Minutes Late Is Still Technically 'On Time'

More proof that 'on-time' performance metrics don't actually tell us very much.

The Case for Bus Transfers

Transit consultant Jarrett Walker explains how a network built on connections will benefit Auckland, New Zealand.

Explaining Transit's Secret Language

In his new book, blogger-turned-author Jarrett Walker shows how transportation really works.

Should the Public Pay for Unprofitable Transit Routes?

A bold proposal to eliminate money-losing lines revives the question