Could Designing a Better Bus Lane Be Done With a Simple Can of Paint?
"Tactical transit lanes"—also known as dedicated bus lanes—are a simple and low-cost way of creating better bussing infrastructure.
Why People Vote for Expanded Public Transport but Don't Actually Use It
New research in Los Angeles shows that people support expanded transit options based on party affiliation and frustration with congestion—but not to ride it themselves.
Waste Cooking Oil From Mexico City's Restaurants Could Power the City's Buses
Biodiesel from the waste cooking oil produced by the capital city's restaurants could help to power the cities public transit system, and reduce emissions in the process.
How a Start-Up That Wouldn't Break the Rules Was Forced to Fail
Night School just wanted to provide a modest, low-cost bus service from San Francisco to the East Bay. Without expensive lobbyists and venture capital, the rule-abiding company folded after hitting bureaucratic roadblocks.
Civil Rights Advocates Call for Reversing School Resegregation
Desegregation of public schools peaked about two decades ago, and no one at the federal level is doing much to reverse the decline.