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In Boston, just getting to work is a job in itself

Feb 24, 2015
This winter's record snowfall has hobbled the city's mass-transit system.
Posted In: boston, public transportation, winter 2015, business
Commuters wait on a snow-covered platform for a train in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago.

Cheap gas could cut into transit ridership

Jan 30, 2015
Mass transit providers are concerned that ridership numbers will dip.
Posted In: gas prices, public transportation, transporation

Kroger store tries to shake off 'murder' moniker

Nov 26, 2014
In Atlanta, a case study in rebranding and how transit can reshape a neighborhood.
Posted In: grocery, Transit, public transportation
School buses

School transportation cuts still affect families

Aug 21, 2014
Some districts that cut bus service during the recession haven't brought it back.
Posted In: Philadelphia, high school, students, public transportation
Luxury coach in NJ

Pop-up bus service looks to reinvent mass transit

Jul 3, 2014
A Massachusetts start-up uses data to create faster bus routes.
Posted In: big data, public transportation, bus

On a bus to nowhere

Apr 16, 2014
Many Silicon Valley homeless take "Hotel 22" bus for hours every night.
Posted In: homelessness, Silicon Valley, public transportation

Public transportation at its highest level since 1956

Mar 10, 2014
Americans took more than 10 billion public transport trips in 2013.
Posted In: public transportation, cars, driving, Transportation

Chicago's winter and a commuter-rail system in trouble

Feb 18, 2014
Delayed trains left commuters standing in icy winds, and revealed an accident waiting to happen.
Posted In: polar vortex, Chicago, public transportation

London Tube rides go high tech

Nov 22, 2013
Starting soon, London Underground riders will be able to enjoy WiFi and other services.
Posted In: London, public transportation, wifi

No ticket needed when you have a Sesame Ring

Oct 15, 2013
A new product is a sort of decoder ring for mass transit systems.
Posted In: innovation, public transportation

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