BART Board Hosts Expert Panel on Regional Measure
Here's a paradox: agencies need money to make transit better. But to get the votes, transit has to get better without the money.
Jarrett Walker on the Updated ‘Human Transit’ And How Mass Modes Make Us More Free
A classic book on transit gets an update for a radically transformed world. And, yes, Elon Musk gets a little shade.
Hello ‘Southeast Gateway Line’ and Farewell ‘West Santa Ana Branch’
Metro's future 19-mile Southeast Gateway Line will serve southeast L.A. County cities of Artesia, Bell, Bellflower, Cerritos, Cudahy, Downey, Florence-Firestone, Huntington Park, L.A., Paramount, South Gate, and Vernon
Senate Transportation Committee Recap: Transit Consolidation Bill Pulled
Also, a bill from Senator Blakespear to reduce delays for building safer bike lanes along the California coast returns
Bill to Consolidate all Bay Area Transit Agencies?
Seamless Bay Area, chief advocacy group for transit rationalization and coordination, has pushed for a regional network manager, an umbrella organization, to make transit appear unified and "seamless" for users. A new bill seemingly aims to take that a step further and fully consolidate the 27 transit agencies. Seamless Bay Area gives its take.
Opinion: The Decline of Greyhound Isn’t A Greyhound Problem; It’s a Bus Problem.
"It’s not just Greyhound: there are no more advantages to riding a bus in most American cities, hence the national bus ridership decline."
Task Force Meets to Address the Future of California Transit
California's Transit Transformation Task Force must address a wide range of issues. Here are three that are crucial, from the perspective of one of the task force members.
LA Metro Touts Full Year of Transit Ridership Growth
Metro ridership numbers grew steadily throughout 2023, and appear very likely return to more than a million weekday daily riders by early 2024