A new campaign on Bay Area Rapid Transit, designed and developed by young people of color, encourages people who witness sexual harassment on trains and buses to discreetly intervene.
Randy Clarke, the general manager of the Washington Metro, is a public-transit superfan with lots of support in D.C. How long will it last?
All 22,000 city workers in Philadelphia are now eligible for a free transit pass under SEPTA’s Key Advantage program. More than 10,000 have already signed up.
Six people died on Feb. 11, 2021, in one of the most destructive crashes in state history when a winter storm caused cars to skid along a two-lane tollway. On Sept. 1, two bills that aim to prevent similar crashes in the future will go into effect.
EVs drive urban resilience: harnessing cross-government strategy and funding for sustainable transformation.
New research describes transportation engineers as part of the public health workforce, and argues they should emphasize strategies that reduce risk for greater proportions of the population.
The California Air Resources Board will launch an e-bike incentive program this fall that will target low-income residents who live in disadvantaged communities, and offer rebates of $1,000 off a standard e-bike.
An overhead catenary line near the West End station was damaged due to high temperatures on Tuesday, Aug. 1, causing delays on DART’s light rail service in the city’s downtown area.
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada has reported 166 passenger-on-passenger and 35 passenger-on-driver assaults in the fiscal year that ended last month.
Pedaled e-bikes were involved in nine fatal crashes in 2022 and 12 in 2023 as of July 4, compared to 10 deaths in 2022 and six in 2023 from human-powered bikes.
Greyhound recently left its Philadelphia station to join other intercity bus services on the curb, creating headaches for riders, businesses and local officials. Other cities are in a similar position — or will be soon.
The $277 million bill would have required all state and local governments, colleges and universities to buy vehicles based on their lowest lifetime costs. Current law requires such purchases to be based on fuel efficiency.
The city's Regional Transit Authority has ambitious plans to improve service for some of the city’s most disadvantaged communities. The agency’s new CEO says it’s mostly about the basics.
California legislators agreed to provide additional operating support for transit agencies facing big budget gaps. San Francisco area lawmakers are looking to raise bridge tolls to make up some of the difference.
The Regional Transit Authority will utilize the $71.4 million grant to purchase 20 new electric buses as well as charging stations. Of the RTA’s current fleet of 129 buses, none are electric.
California leads the country in electrifying its transportation sector, according to a new scorecard from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. States can pursue a range of strategies to support greater adoption of electric vehicles.
The city's transit agency is implementing a fare-capping system to prevent daily riders from paying more than weekly passholders. It's a trend that's slowly catching on.
Maryland Mobile ID now allows both Apple and Android users to upload their ID into the digital wallet. Anyone with a valid state license qualifies to register for the mobile apps for free.
A new report found that by transitioning to electric vehicles, the state could avoid 3,290 deaths while creating $36 billion in public health benefits. New Jersey is aiming for 100 percent clean energy by 2035.
Hundreds of bikers urged Pennsylvania lawmakers to extend the automotive lemon law to motorcycles, grant motorcycle processions the same rights as funeral processions and continue supporting motorcycle safety training programs.
A 90-year-old train station will anchor a $10 billion investment in urban development that could result in as much as 18 million square feet of new commercial and residential space over the next several decades.
Minnesota’s Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party won full control of the state Legislature and governor’s office, and is using the opportunity to make big investments in transportation.
They are increasing transit ridership numbers all along the stops on Taylor Swift’s Eras tour. It’ll take more work to make them into regular riders.
Depending on what class of e-bike or e-scooter it is, the vehicle may or may not be allowed in the city’s bike lanes or sidewalks. Class 3 e-bikes are not allowed on any city sidewalks, crosswalks, bike lanes or the Greenbelt.
The scrubbed rail extension illustrates the financial crisis at Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and at other transit agencies around the country. Still, some advocates say it’s an opportunity, too.
Everyone likes getting something for nothing, but history shows why the math behind free public transit doesn’t add up.
Agencies are spending new money — lots of it, in some cases — to crack down on fare evasion, with new fare gates, updated collection systems and beefed-up policing. But some experts question the cost.