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Encouraging Seniors to Use Active and Public Transportation

Using - and encouraging the use of - active and multimodal transport can greatly enhance people's lives, especially seniors

July 17, 2024

Newsom Administration Releases Previously Frozen Transit Funding

Long-promised transit recovery funds, for capital projects including zero emission improvements and for operations, begins to be released.

July 8, 2024

The Racist Legacy of San Diego’s Trolley Limits its Future

Ridership along this corridor was always packed whenever I rode it for school, which was why I was surprised to learn during my internship that there’s a local stereotype that nobody uses the trolley.

July 1, 2024

Riders Give Muni Good Marks

The latest SFMTA survey shows current riders are responding to improvements. However, it doesn't seem to account for the dissatisfaction of lost riders

June 26, 2024

Transit YouTuber Rides Forty L.A. County Bus Systems in Three Days

Boston-based transit YouTuber: "overall L.A.'s transit is genuinely good... Metro's frequent network is really impressive, and at least in my experience, their buses tended to run remarkably on time"

June 11, 2024

All-Door Boarding Coming Soon to Metro Buses Systemwide

Metro is installing TAP card readers by this December, with all-door boarding coming soon after. Faster boarding means faster buses.

June 5, 2024

Legislature Rejects Governor’s Proposed Cuts to Active Transportation, Intercity Rail

A quick review of what the legislature wants in the transportation budget

May 30, 2024

Warren’s ‘Build Green’ Act Could Give Transit the Funding Left Out of Biden’s Climate Push

What would it take to give $500 billion to U.S. transit agencies — and why didn't Congress do it the last time they had a chance?

May 22, 2024

The Definition of Great BRT Is Changing Fast — And Most of the U.S. Isn’t Measuring Up

A top international transportation organization is setting the record straight about what BRT is – and what it should aspire to be in 2024.

May 13, 2024