about Public transport.
A Place to Share Your Passion for Airlines. Home of the AvGeek!
By David Parker Brown, et al.
a week ago
Singapore Airlines’ Upper-Deck A380 Business Class, Melbourne to Singapore
Singapore Airlines knows what it’s doing. No airline is perfect, but Singapore earns its status as a fan favorite for frequent fliers. Flying one of their long-haul premium cabins has been one of my AvGeek …
By Manu Venkat, 1,245 words
Articulated Bus Error
Occasional thoughts on public transit planning and the software of access measurement.
By Matt Laquidara.
a week ago
Route Productivity, I Guess: Part 2
“Route 2 bus and Spring St traffic” by Oran Viriyincy is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. I’m continuing to explore accessed-based route productivity measurements by examining four routes that, like route 1, serve Seattle’s Queen …
By Matt Laquidara, 159 words
The Beauty of Transport
Transport design, transport architecture, and transport's influence on art and culture. Part travelogue, part history, all transport (but sometimes tangentially so).
By Daniel Wright.
5 months ago
High Speed at High Speed (Tianjin West station, China)
In scale and speed of construction, Tianjin West seems almost impossible – especially when viewed from Britain. It is, therefore, the perfect embodiment of China’s high speed rail network, on which the station can be …
By dwtransportwriting, 65 words
Cap'n Transit Rides Again
Here are some reasons to get people to shift from cars to transit….
a day ago
Rules for my neighborhood discussion group
A photo I downloaded from one of the neighborhood groups when I was a member. I used to belong to neighborhood discussion groups - a Yahoo group and a few Facebook groups - but I've …
By Cap'n Transit, 599 words
5 days ago
Old photos from February 2014
It’s end of the month, so here’s another batch of photos from ten years ago: February 2014. The State Election was 7 months away, and Labor launched its “Homesafe” all-night weekend public transport initiative. They …
By Daniel Bowen, 252 words
The professional blog of public transit consultant Jarrett Walker.
5 days ago
Los Angeles: Two-Day Course in Public Transit Planning, April 10-11
We used to give a two-day course in public transit planning, designed for professionals in both transit and adjacent fields, and we’re trying to get back into the practice. This April 10-11 in Los Angeles, …
The leading source for independent news and analysis about transport in London and beyond. Award-winning coverage of transport infrastructure and politics alongside stories about the history of the Capital's transport networks.
8 hours ago
Much Ado about Level Boarding: TfL & UK Urban Rail (Part 1)
In February 2024, TfL announced its Equity in Motion plan to create a fair and inclusive transport network, with over 80 measures to make London transport more accessible. The plan sets out how the transport …
By Long Branch Mike, 2,556 words
Melbourne on Transit
A blog about the service aspects of public transport in Melbourne, Australia.
By Peter Parker.
9 hours ago
How will the Metro Tunnel benefit your line?
The Metro Tunnel, our most anticipated suburban rail project since the City Loop, is due to commence service next year. If amply scheduled its effect could be transformative; not just for travel on the lines …
By Peter Parker, 2,544 words
For Walkability and Good Transit, and Against Boondoggles and Pollution.
By Alon Levy.
7 hours ago
Is There Room for Optimism About New York Construction Costs?
This year, there have been some positive signs about things changing in New York on subway construction – and yet, I’m uncertain about them. There are some signs that construction costs for Second Avenue Subway …
By Alon Levy, 2,308 words
A site devoted to the design and social impact of transit maps - subway maps, metro maps, bus maps, rail maps, ferry maps and more!
By Cameron Booth.
5 months ago
Official Map: C-TRAN Bus Network, Vancouver, Washington, October 2023
Perhaps somewhat surprisingly, Transit Maps has never taken a look at the map for Portland’s northern neighbour, the (original) Vancouver. With the recent addition of their second “The Vine” BRT route along Mill Plain Boulevard, …
By Cameron Booth, 605 words
Transit sleuthing Seattle, Portland, and maybe a place near you.
By Adron Hall.
5 days ago
Riese & Muller Load 75 – Speed Fluctuations Issue & Resolution
While riding home from Seattle, I experienced erratic speed readings and pedal assist. Despite initial confusion, a local bike shop helped identify the issue - the position of the wheel magnet. Adjusting it by 4mm …
The Trolley Dodger
Musings on transit, past, present, and future.
By David Sadowski.
a month ago
PRC Pittsburgh Railways PCC Route 28Location: Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaDate: July 1958Photographer: UnknownPittsburgh PCC #1562 was built in 1944 by the St. Louis Car Company. The Roxian Theatre is located at 501 Chartiers Avenue, McKees Rocks, PA …
By David Sadowski, 5,096 words