In countries that have committed to supporting public transport, advocates express confidence that systems will continue to provide decent service and adapt to the needs of a post-pandemic world.
San Francisco has seen ridership fall 90%. In Seoul, passenger numbers have held up much better. To what extent can local policy choices prior to and during the pandemic explain the difference?
Combining the best of high-speed trains and autonomous-vehicle tech, they are emerging as a less expensive, more sustainable option.
The fear is that service cuts today could reduce the constituency for public transportation later. In this looming disaster, the US is an outlier among the world’s wealthy nations.
The peak of the epidemic in Taipei and Hong Kong lasted about a month, but ridership lagged significantly for half a year.
The Texas capital wants to show that it can build light rail while protecting nearby communities at risk of displacement.
Staggering construction costs, the prioritisation of job creation and Republican obstruction may clobber the aspirations of "Amtrak Joe".
Beth Osborne, director of Transportation for America, explains why the pandemic presents a unique challenge after decades of underfunding mass transit.
This car-centric assessment of roads and mass transit fails to consider the wide range of needs that people and cities have regarding transportation networks.
Passengers can find some comfort in seeing that cleanliness and public health guidance are taken seriously.
A new disclosure reveals three big takeaways for the future.
Unpacking the financial reality of mass transit's uncertain future.