Transit

Onlookers gaze up at billboards in Times Square

A dim law? Imagine Times Square without billboards

Jul 24, 2015
'Bureaucratic hiccup' threatens the intersection's iconic flash.
Posted In: Times Square, New York, Transit

Grocery exodus has Flint shopping for answers

May 22, 2015
Flint's 100,000 people now have only one major store within city limits.
Posted In: grocery store, Flint, poverty, unemployement, Transit

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
BART

Here comes yet another increase in transit fares

Jul 4, 2014
We look at where transit fare increases are and why operating costs are rising.
Posted In: Transit, gas prices

What did the tech CEO say to the worker he wanted to automate?

Aug 28, 2013
A labor dispute in the San Francisco area launched a surprising debate about the future of work in the new economy.
Posted In: BART, Transit

Will adding subway lines save Beijing from traffic and smog?

May 22, 2013
Beijing has announced it will add 50 miles of subway track by the end of next year, making the city's subway system bigger than New York's. But will the new additions alleviate the city's notorious traffic and pollution?
Posted In: China, Beijing, pollution, smog, Transit

Save the earth, drive your car?

Nov 14, 2012
Adding lots of train and bus lines to car-congested roads would seem to be an environmental slam dunk. If only the math would cooperate.
Posted In: public transportation, Transit

Apple's iOS Maps leaves off transit lines

Jun 20, 2012
Public transportation advocates are miffed that Apple has left off directions to bus and train stops from its new mapping software.
Posted In: apple, maps, Transit