But despite a hike in funding, advocates say the numbers are still paltry compared to the amount allocated for roads, bridges and highways.
Experts and transit leaders say that there could be real benefits to working with ride-hailing companies. But data is needed to assess how successful these programs really are.
San Francisco’s BART System doesn’t just tweet back at people complaining on social media, but also tries to tap into the information to help guide maintenance, cleanup, and repair in real time.
The ride-hailing giant once called public transportation a threat to its growth. But in one city, it’s joining forces.
Hawaii has been overhauling its transportation systems, and hydrogen-powered public transit may be next.
A new report shows use of electric scooters surged past docked bike share.
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Trucking groups had challenged the diversion of toll dollars to transit projects.
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The U.S. Conference of Mayors vice president focuses on getting his community excited for the “human aspect” of the disruptive technology.
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Duke University declined to sign a collaborative agreement necessary to secure federal funding for the North Carolina project.
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Workers live far away from available jobs in metropolitan areas across the country, researchers found.
Fixed-route bus use, in particular, has seen steep declines in use while ride-sharing continues to grow in popularity, according to a new report.
New research from a transit-reform nonprofit found that riders are likely to return to public transit if service improves.
Yes, you can close a major urban highway and the world won’t end.
The death of a young mother who fell in a New York City subway station has drawn scrutiny to the inaccessibility of public-transit systems.
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