57 Blog Posts From the Mass Transit Tag


All Hail more Traffic Congestion: NMA E-Newsletter # 484

All Hail more Traffic Congestion: NMA E-Newsletter # 484

The math is simple. More cars on the streets equals more traffic congestion. Ridesharing companies such as Lyft and Uber have tipped that delicate balance between street traffic and transit alternatives. Many city officials are finally taking notice. In a recent Boston survey of 944 rideshare users over four weeks in late 2017, nearly six […]

The Problem with Road Diets

The Problem with Road Diets

Over 80 percent of adult Americans drive and driving is the number one way most Americans travel today. Five out of the top 10 most congested cities in the world are from the U.S. and that is why cities across the country are trying to find ways to combat congestion on existing roads. Many urban […]

Big Cities + Autonomous Vehicles = Lack of Funding

The NMA Foundation presents The Car of the Future weekly feature. Cities big and small want to jump on the autonomous vehicle (AV) revolution. Bismarck, North Dakota announced recently that they will begin experimenting with one driverless bus. Monticello, Minnesota has already been testing driverless buses this winter. Waymo announced it will be testing some of its fleet […]

Congestion Pricing Cannot be the Future of Transportation Funding, Part 2: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #469

Congestion Pricing Cannot be the Future of Transportation Funding, Part 2: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #469

To read Part 1, click HERE. New York City (NYC) finds itself in a transportation perfect storm. The subway system is at a breaking point. Residents are abandoning city buses by droves because it’s faster to walk most days. Ridesharing vehicles clog the already snarled streets. At the center of it all: the mayor and […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: December 25, 2017

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: December 25, 2017

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –TX Appeals Court takes on RLCS– –WA State Toll Experiment a Failure– –Editorial: $44 Tolls just the beginning– Friday, December 22, 2017 Oregon: Federal Judge Sides With Anti-Camera Engineer Oregon officials admittedly violated the free speech rights of a man who criticized the use of red-light cameras. A federal magistrate […]