A start-up called Urban Engines believes data analysis and commuter lotteries can help cities reduce congestion.
By eliminating route redundancies and emphasizing ridership, the city thinks it can get a better trip at the same price.
Anything less reinforces negative public perception of the entire mode.
Without dedicated center lanes, the Amp project needs a new title.
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.
Seattle's In Motion helps individual neighborhoods trade car trips for alternative modes.
Tape, chalk, and a few stanchions whip long rider queues into shape.
Equity concerns surround a new ticket and schedule app coming to Long Island.
We're attracted to the stability of bus and rail fares — not just their lower cost.
Tough policies are the ones that would truly change commuter habits, but we're barely seeing them.
It's possible, and sooner than you'd think.
Despite clear benefits, too many transit agencies seem to be hanging by a thread.
Transit agencies across the country are realizing they need to push past key commute times.
Five reasons cities must do a better job integrating bikes into the larger transportation system.
Arlington, Texas, recently got its first bus line — but it's hardly a comprehensive approach to public transportation.
In Detroit, a rider says a bus driver cursed at her and refused to let her off. And then things got really bad.
Compared to other recent transit marketing campaigns, these seem pretty tolerable.
It's probably also more hygienic.
In the county's lopsided economy, public funds are propping up a public transportation system that the public can’t afford.