public transit

On Demand

You Can Hail a Public Bus Like an Uber in This City

Can on-demand buses stop Uber from cannibalizing public transit?
Tracey Lindeman
10.5.18
Moveable

Why Don't We Have Free Public Transit?

Estonia just rolled out the largest free public transit scheme in the world. Here's why we're not following suit.
Tracey Lindeman
7.4.18
Moveable

Private Transport Monopolies Will Be Bad for Everybody

Lyft’s rumored acquisition of bikeshare company Motivate isn’t about improving mobility.
Tracey Lindeman
6.7.18
Moveable

Human Bus Drivers Will Always Be Better Than Robot Bus Drivers

Some jobs can't be automated.
Tracey Lindeman
5.7.18
Moveable

Ride-Hailing Is Deepening Social and Economic Inequity in the US

It’s making public transit worse.
Tracey Lindeman
2.10.18
Moveable

Uber Says Small Town Public Transit Partnerships Are 'Critical' to Its Success

One small Canadian town took 25,000 Uber rides in less than a year.
Tracey Lindeman
1.19.18
Moveable

'Moveable' Is Motherboard’s New Blog on the Future of Getting Around

Here's what's coming.
Kate Lunau
1.16.18
Uber opaque

Uber Won't Say Whether Its Public Transit Initiative Is Making Money

But the city loves it.
Jordan Pearson
8.10.17
Uber Everything

This Town Considered Starting a Bus Line But Will Just Pay Uber Instead

Public transit goes private.
Jordan Pearson
4.4.17
NYC

The Underground New Year's Party A Century In The Making

Deep beneath the Manhattan schist, a cavernous station became the New Year’s Eve birthday party for the Second Avenue Subway, the most expensive subway in the world.
ALEX PASTERNACK
1.5.17
Features

How Big Can Los Angeles Get?

Four million and counting.
Keith Wagstaff
6.22.16
Features

What Opening Up an Isolationist Nation to the Global Economy Does to Traffic

Public transit is neglected and cars are piling up in the roads. Can Myanmar get the problem under control?
Catherine Trautwein
6.14.16