Posts tagged with 'metro'
Key Purple Line Vote Today
Key Purple Line Vote Today
Boston’s commuter rail is informally known as the “Purple Line.” Maryland still hasn’t decided whether its Purple Line will be light rail or bus rapid transit. Photo by Pylon757. Today’s a big day for the Purple Line. (Check out our ...
Metro Ridership Up in First Quarter
Metro Ridership Up in First Quarter
Metro ridership is up. Bus ridership is down. What gives? Photo by Teo. The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) released their ridership numbers for the first quarter on Monday, and there’s some very interesting news for D.C. and for the ...
Introducing TheCityFix DC
Introducing TheCityFix DC
Aerial view of Washington, D.C. Photo by adam79. Editor’s note: thecityfix.com is going local. Stay tuned for our online expansion, which will include local editions of our coverage in cities across the world, including Washington, D.C., where our offices are ...
Obama Inauguration Inspires Transport Solutions
Obama Inauguration Inspires Transport Solutions
Washington prepares for Obama’s inauguration. Photo by martinstelbrink of Flickr. Plans for President-Elect Barack Obama’s inauguration, scheduled for Jan. 20, have caused local transport groups in the Washington, D.C. area to consider new and flexible options to help travelers commute ...
Public Transit Ridership Hits Record Highs
Public Transit Ridership Hits Record Highs
Crowds on the DC Metro system. Photo by Techne. With the average price per gallon of gas down to $1.75 – the lowest in nearly five years – it may come as a surprise that Americans continue to ride buses, ...
Walkable Washington
Walkable Washington
According to Leinberger, Washington’s metro has encouraged walkability. Photo by MatthewBradley from Flickr. According to a study put out by Christopher B. Leinberger of the Brookings Institute, Washington DC has the most “walkable places” – it has 20 – per ...
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