Will Mass Transit Recover From the Pandemic?
Financial losses from low ridership and unexpectedly low sales tax revenue threaten the future of public transportation
Cities Are Eyeing Microtransit During COVID-19 Pandemic
From Los Angeles to Abu Dhabi, transit authorities are creating on-demand systems. But experts say there are tradeoffs
The History of How School Buses Became Yellow
Rural educator Frank Cyr had the vision and pull to force the nation to standardize the color of the ubiquitous vehicle
Dozens of U.S. Cities Have ‘Transit Deserts’ Where People Get Stranded
Living in these zones makes it hard to access good jobs, health care and other services
In a Fit of 1940s Optimism, Greyhound Proposed a Fleet of Helicopter Buses
"Greyhound Skyways" would have turned major cities into bustling helicopter hubs
Can This Electric Bus Really Go 350 Miles On a Single Charge?
Some think a breakthrough by a California company could be the beginning of the end for smoky, noisy buses
New Exhibit Shows Manspreading Has Been Taking up Subway Space for Decades
Vintage ads show struggles with transit etiquette
Not So Fast: Here's Why That Chinese Elevated Bus May Not Be Quite What It Seems
The TEB is the latest iteration of a concept that's been "floating" for decades, but it has some big problems
Columbus, Ohio Wins $140 Million to Become the Transporation City of Tomorrow
The city beat out 77 others vying for the chance to update its infrastructure with the latest and greatest technology
In Hawaii, Old Buses Are Being Turned Into Homeless Shelters
A group of architects envisions a rolling solution to the state's homelessness problem
Are Cars Driving Into the Sunset?
Our love affair with automobiles is changing in the face of climate change and denser urban living
This Commuter Bus Runs On Poop
A U.K.-based biogas plant has developed a 40-seater than runs on converted sewage and food waste
Helsinki Has a Plan to Get People to Stop Owning Cars
A system being developed in Finland would allow people to subscribe to all kinds of mobility options and pay for everything on their phones
These Psychologists Think We'd Be Happier If We Talked to Strangers More
Though you should definitely take this on a case-by-case basis.
Americans Are Using Transit More Than Any Time in Nearly 60 Years
Transit use seems to be up across the board