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December 12, 2017
Best Worst Most

Somehow we survived 2017. For the second year in a row, here's your look back at the most brilliant and baffling transportation developments.

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September 26, 2017
Riding the WAVs

At the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) hearing today, the de Blasio Administration will propose a rule to make New York City’s taxi industry -- and its traditional car service counterparts -- better serve the public.

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September 12, 2017
The New Bus Campaigners

Buses are a relatively inexpensive and flexible form of transit that American cities could be making much better use of.  Thanks to new advocacy campaigns, we think we’ll see buses turning around.  

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August 30, 2017
LA Metro Walks the Walk

Few transit agencies invest in street infrastructure around bus stops and stations. Today, however, Los Angeles Metro is taking a different and noteworthy approach.

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August 15, 2017
Cap & Ride

Portland’s transit system has become one of the first in the US to adopt a fare payment policy designed to end the problem of people who can afford the least paying the most.

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August 8, 2017
LA Metro Moves to Save Bus System

Since acknowledging that plunging bus ridership is a problem in Los Angeles, L.A. Metro is moving on several fronts to try to stabilize and recover bus patronage.

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May 25, 2017
Planning on a Budget: Denver’s “Build Your Own Transit System.”

Denver injected some novelty to the planning process with “Build Your Own Transit System,” a digital interface that turns users into transportation planners -- and budget-makers.

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May 16, 2017
Data Seeking Open-Minded Transit Agencies

Open transit data makes using transit easy. It creates transparency and an informed public, facilitates citizen engagement, enables new research, helps transit agencies make better-informed decisions.

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May 12, 2017
I Got 99 Problems and They’re All Subway Elevators

When riding the New York City subway, does it ever feel like every elevator or escalator you encounter is broken? This isn’t the stuff of hyperbole.

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