Jarrett Walker

Jarrett Walker is an international consultant in public transit planning and policy. He writes the blog Human Transit and is author of the book Human Transit: How Clearer Thinking about Public Transit Can Enrich Our Communities and Our Lives.

To Attract Riders, Call Transit ‘Congestion Free’

Why emphasizing frequency, speed, and reliability in all conditions is so critical.

The Real Barriers to Abundant, All-Day Transit Service

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

Eerie Truths and Hard Lessons From a 1970s 'Ecotopia'

Revisiting Ernest Callenbach's controversial portrait of a more sustainable America.

Why We Should Stop Talking About 'Bus Stigma'

Obsessing over trying to serve different economic classes on mass transit misses the point.