mass transit

An Animated Transit-Oriented Romance

Feeling like you could use a good boost of pro-transit, pro-urban romance to brighten up your day?  Go online and see Paperman (link here), an Oscar-nominated short in which a romance arises on a downtown train that looks an awful lot like Chicago's El. ... read more »

The Transportation Bill- Not As Bad As You Might Think

Congress recently passed a two-year transportation funding bill, to less-than-glowing reviews from environmentalist-oriented transportation lobbies. ... read more »

A mass transit dilemma: Ridership up, funds down.

Public transport systems are reeling from an economic crisis that has dried up tax revenue and blown gaps in state budgets. They are having to raise fares and cut services. By Richard Fausset ... read more »

TOD Projects on Bus Rapid Transit lines

I am looking for examples of TOD projects along bus rapid transit lines in a suburban neighborhood setting. Can anyone point me to some projects around the country that I can look to as examples? ... read more »

Environmental Benefits of Mass transit?

Does anyone has some links to some studies which support the environmental benefits of mass transit? I am specifically looking for the energy efficiency, energy consumption, NOx, SOx, CO, of subway a/o trains. ... read more »