Study: Subsidizing Transit Actually Makes It More Efficient
Generations of pundits have argued that operating subsidies enfeeble transit agencies and allow them to run inefficient routes with tons of empty seats. A new study says the opposite is true.
CTC Approves Controversial I-15 Expansion, After All
Commissioners had already made up their minds to approve, and cut short questions from Commissioner Joe Lyou to get it over with
Could This Bill Finally Give Transit Agencies the Operations Funding They Need?
Is it finally time for Congress to spend more to keep the buses and trains running?
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.
What’s on Caltrans’s $16B Holiday SHOPP-ing List?
The $15.7 billion State Highway Operations and Protection Program is one of the state’s biggest infrastructure packages. But what’s really in the 599 projects?
Metropolitan Transportation Commission Preps Regional Transit Measure
Everybody wants to move forward with transit fare and schedule coordination... just don't talk about consolidating BART and Caltrain
Santa Monica Considers Transportation Funding Measure for November 2024 Ballot
Santa Monica is looking to tax paid parking structures (i.e. garages and paid lots) to fund transportation projects, including Vision Zero safety improvements and maintenance of the city's parking structures
Latest White House Grants Show Promise for a Real Interstate Rail System
It's more than just high speed rail.
Feds Award $3B for CA High-Speed Rail, and $3B for Vegas-to-LA HSR
"This show of support from the Biden-Harris Administration is a vote of confidence in today’s vision and comes at a critical turning point, providing the project new momentum.”