Despite modest success, most systems have neither increased mass transit commute share nor the vitality of city centers.
In a city where nine in ten drive to work, the answer could reshape the future.
Robin Hutcheson is part of a new class of female DOT heads stressing alternatives to cars.
2013 saw 10.7 billion passenger trips, the highest in almost 60 years.
A carefully controlled study of the Expo line shows that vehicles miles dropped 40 percent.
The city is locked in a bewildering debate, with transit funding at stake.
Lessons that bear repeating to residents of large cities around the world.
The state doubled its light rail line in just 7 years, with the broad support of users and non-users alike.
Turns out quality matters less than government support.
A great subway or light rail line can actually lift your mood.
The "Truth About Transit" campaign offers an easy visual way to dispel popular myths.
All else being equal, riders prefer good service to any particular mode.
It's true – this 1960s video of L.A.'s "Red Car" rail system proves it!
Rapid-bus routes, an elevated highway, and a combined transit-road tunnel are among the finalists.
Aris Venetikidis has mapped out a better mass transit system. He's still waiting for the city to embrace it.
New court ruling may help Cuiabá make up its mind about Cup-related transit plans.
It can if it's built right, as in Portland or San Diego, and new research explains why.
At the very least, it seems to slow the rise of highway traffic, according to a new report.