Riders Aren't Quitting Transit—Just Using It Less Often

New research from a transit-reform nonprofit found that riders are likely to return to public transit if service improves.

Cities Aren’t Built for Parents

The death of a young mother who fell in a New York City subway station has drawn scrutiny to the inaccessibility of public-transit systems.

‘Consultants Often Manage Consultants, Who Manage Other Consultants’

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Historic city hall burns to the ground … ‘Rays of hope’ in Pennsylvania … and Virginia state senators approve Equal Rights Amendment.

A Prolonged Shutdown Will Hit Counties With Tight Cash Flows Hardest

From wildfire prevention efforts to farm loans to mass transit, here are the latest potential casualties of a long-term funding hiatus.

The Transportation Quandary for Older and Disabled People Is Two-Fold

A recent survey shows the “great need” to serve those who can’t drive or will no longer be able to.

High-Tech Band-Aids for New York’s Deteriorating Subway

“Necessity is the mother of invention,” says Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who plans to “break the box” on a long-planned tunnel rehabilitation project three months before its scheduled start.

How Artists Can Help Solve Transportation Problems

A growing number of cities are hiring visual artists, musicians and performers to work on small- and large-scale projects that deal with transportation.

Checking Out a New Train Station That Would Make Many Cities Drool

Next up is Raleigh Union Station’s second phase, which just secured $20 million in new funding from the Trump administration.

L.A.'s Future May Involve More Congestion Pricing and Free Transit Service

There are “three conceivable ways” expanded tolling could work in Los Angeles, according to Metro.

Marijuana Gets Attention as Possible Subway Funding Source

New York City's mass transit system has been facing financial stress and service problems. Could legalizing pot help?

After Complaints About Delays, Federal Transit Administration Announces Grant Awards

The next step is executing funding agreements allowing public transit project sponsors to actually spend the money.

Railroad Crossings Are Dangerous and Ripe for Disruption

How we keep people on foot and in cars from getting hit by trains hasn't changed much in the last century.

Federal Funds Set to Flow to New Light-Rail Line in Seattle Area

The full funding grant agreement will “get this critical project underway soon,” according to U.S. Sen. Patty Murray.

Electric Scooters Have Been Burned, Buried and Butchered. They’re About to Be Regulated.

Lots of state lawmakers are looking at taking up the issue of the popular—and, to some, problematic—transportation option during their upcoming sessions.

Virginia Gov. Details How Part of State’s Volkswagen Settlement Will Be Used

The state wants to use the settlement in order to “reduce pollution and advance the clean economy.”

Looking at Bus Stop Improvements and Transit Ridership Impacts

While research is limited, one study found that “improved bus stops are associated with a statistically significant increase in overall ridership and a decrease in paratransit demand.”

Pentagon Declares War on Scooters

After seven rental scooters were abandoned at the Pentagon following this year’s September 11 remembrances, police say they will begin impounding the unauthorized rides. Bikes, too.