March 27, 2013
Public policy and economics experts from UCLA and China’s Tsinghua University found that high-speed rail fuels real estate booms, reduces commuting times for those traveling to big cities, eases congestion in those cities and gives smaller towns more access to metropolitan hubs.
February 26, 2013
Denver was recently ranked among the top 40 cities in the 2012 Urban Mobility report, released by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, based on hours of delay saved because of the use of public transit. The report also concluded that public transit saved 865 million hours of delay on U.S. roads.
February 19, 2013
Found that 43% of people from age 20 to 25 used only public transit to get to school or work in 2008, compared with just 36% in 1998. Study researchers say Montreal-area transit agencies could seize on the trend and make transit even more attractive to youth.
January 30, 2013
The report shows that the case for providing accessible transit is supported by a broad spectrum of annual monetary benefits to the national economy.
December 13, 2012
The report recaps the opinions of today’s fleet leaders, representing fleets of all sizes from less than 25 vehicles to more than 1,000. These fleet leaders manage a broad range of fleet types across various industries including public transit.
December 11, 2012
The Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development at DePaul University suggested the amount as necessary to keep the region's aging mass transit system in working order.
November 15, 2012
The three new routes are anticipated to provide faster service because there will be limited stops. The plan is the result of a Transit System Study.
September 4, 2012
Ridership has climbed for the past two years, but the growth has come in spite of rising rates and reductions in service. The agency is strapped for the cash it needs to add buses and expand routes.
July 5, 2012
The researchers believe one of the reasons the U.S. continues to lack a firm HSR policy framework is that advocates have not developed a few key, compelling arguments that politicians can coalesce behind to push for HSR development.
June 14, 2012
Touts revisions of new business plan and urges state Legislature to immediately approve funding for the project.
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