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China Fast Forward?

  A recent article in the Los Angeles Times reports that Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and a representative from Metro had a “very preliminary” discussion with Chinese officials about the possibility of China making an investment in transit in Los Angeles. I considered this idea in a piece back in July 2010 in [continue reading]

The art of transit

This video shows a day in the life of transit in the greater Washington, D.C. area. Rahul Nair, a civil engineering Ph.D candidate at the University of Maryland, used the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) schedule and routing data to map out the movements of WMATA buses and subways over [continue reading]