Transit ridership, especially rail, has collapsed post-pandemic, but the Atlanta BeltLine Coalition says now is the time to take federal dollars and build a $2.5 billion streetcar.
A rider advocacy group says the Montreal's transit agency violated its free speech rights by refusing to run ads critical of recent fare hikes.
The decision against the rule hinged on whether the agency had the power it asserted.
"We should still have masks on the subway system. New York is unique. We are densely populated," said the mayor at a press conference today.
The White House is making it harder for people to request waivers from cost-increasing Buy America requirements in the $1.2 trillion infrastructure law.
Ridership is dismally depressed and a federal mask mandate for straphangers remains stubbornly in place.
St. Louis Taxpayers Paid a Lot To Run a Money-Losing Streetcar. It Could Cost Them Even More To Shut It Down.
The Federal Transit Administration says St. Louis officials either need to get its Loop Trolley back up and running or return $37 million in federal funds.
Why hasn't a collapse in rail transit service produced nightmarish levels of traffic congestion? Thank working from home and flexible work schedules.
For Biden, "build back better’" apparently means eyes on everything in the economy.
D.C. transit officials have known since 2017 about a safety defect in its 7000 series cars that caused a derailment last week.
The bill would strip New York of federal transit funding if Manhattan-bound Garden State motorists aren't spared from new tolls.
A congestion pricing proposal would have drivers pay $6.50 every time they enter a downtown zone.
The Head of D.C.'s Long-Troubled Metro System Says Another Federal Bailout Is Needed To Stave Off Apocalyptic Service Cuts
D.C.'s public transit agency has already received close to $1 billion in federal coronavirus relief funds.
Transit wonks are debating which mode of transportation was most responsible for the country's worst COVID-19 outbreak.
Last Week, the Public Transit Industry Asked for $12.8 Billion in Emergency Funding. The Senate GOP Relief Bill Gives Transit $20 Billion. House Dems Want $25 Billion.
The public transit bailout is spiraling out of control.
Public Transit Advocates Ask for $12.8 Billion Bailout To Cope With 75 Percent Revenue Drop Related to Coronavirus
Public transit was already in decline before the COVID-19 outbreak. Now transit agencies are teetering on the brink of collapse.
Councilmember Charles Allen has proposed giving every D.C. resident a $100 monthly subsidy for bus and train rides.
Man tackled, shot twice for crime of illegally shifting between train cars.
House Democrats' $760 Billion Infrastructure Proposal Has Lots of Funding Proposals, Few Proposed Funding Sources
The "Moving Forward Framework" includes some sensible reforms alongside expensive, dubious policy proposals.
D.C.'s Cash-strapped Public Transit Agency Didn't Know It Had Hundreds of $400 Gold Pins Sitting in Storage
A recent Inspector General's report found the agency had serious problems tracking and managing its inventory.
The argument for getting rid of walking on metro station escalators demonstrates the flaws of central planning logic.
Strict scooter regulations are a loss for choice and mobility.
What happened to me could have happened to a cyclist or pedestrian. Blame cars, not scooters.
It didn't, and now the Loop Trolley needs a $700,000 bailout to stay afloat.
Local governments that remove development restrictions near transit would have a better chance of scoring federal transit funding grants.
Subway Planners Forgot To Include Wheelchair-Friendly Platforms in $21.7 Million Accessibility Project, Audit Finds
A damning new audit of New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority finds that subway improvement projects are plagued by delays and cost overruns.
A new report from Metro's Office of the Inspector General details the agency's waste when dealing with riders' waste.
Both the House and the Senate want transit agencies to stop buying rolling stock from Chinese-owned companies.
L.A. politicians' continued preference for rail projects is screwing over the bus riders who depend on transit the most.
The FBI raided the house of D.C. City Councilman and Metro board member Jack Evans as part of a federal grand jury investigation.
"When you bow to these woke scolds, they accept it as weakness."
L.A. Officials Use Olympics as Cover to Spend $26 Billion on Transit Projects That Have Little to Do With the Games
The government suggestsnew taxes on ridesharing and electric scooters to pay for them.
The nation's most transit-dependent city has one of its worst performing transit systems.
Legalized pot is great. Taxing it to pay for public transit is not.
The idea of decriminalizing fare evasion pits civil liberties advocates against the needs of a (partially) user-funded transit system.
Metro General Manager says younger riders want an "experience" akin to Whole Foods.
After Millions of Dollars Spent and Hundreds of New Lane Miles Built, Bike Ridership Is Down Across America
The 2017 American Community Survey finds the number of people biking to work is falling nationwide.
The transit center will remain closed through the end of next week.
Other subway systems have managed to maintain or even gain riders since Uber and Lyft launched. Why is the D.C. Metro losing them?
The new scanners will prove just as effective as TSA airport security.
Washington D.C.'s rail transit system is increasingly irrelevant to the city it's supposed to serve.
Nashville Government Employees Tasked With Impounding Dockless E-Scooters Caught Riding Them Instead
The city's scooter cops can't help but ride the very scooters they're supposed to be saving the city from.