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To Recruit Transit Workers, More Than Higher Pay Is Needed

Labor shortages continue threatening public transit systems, and a new report adds another layer to the conversation.

February 29, 2024

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.

February 9, 2024

BART Celebrates Station Cleanup

>Satisfaction with BART for riders who boarded at Civic Center Station increased 9 points from 68 percent to 77 percent in the latest quarter, according to newly released data

January 31, 2024

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

January 24, 2024

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

January 10, 2024

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.

January 9, 2024

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."

January 5, 2024

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.

January 4, 2024

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

December 28, 2023