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First Class Cities Deserve First Class Transit

Karl Wilder | Posted 11.30.2016 | San Francisco
Karl Wilder

Any of you who have traveled extensively have seen some amazing subway and rail systems in foreign countries. They are often beautiful and clean. ...

Those Tech Buses Impact Silicon Valley As Well As San Francisco

Larry Magid | Posted 06.02.2014 | Technology
Larry Magid

I have mixed feelings when I see those mostly double-deck buses on Highway 101 shuttling tech workers between Silicon Valley and San Francisco. Based on a recent survey, so do San Francisco voters.

The NYC To D.C. Bus Connection

Jody Melto | Posted 11.14.2011 | DC
Jody Melto

I'm waiting on West 33rd Street for my bus back to Washington, D.C. For those who have taken the DC2NY bus, or one of the others that shuttle between the two cities, you know this spot. It's right in front of that strip joint.

The War on Automobiles

Chuck Thies | Posted 11.14.2011 | DC
Chuck Thies

If you live in the Washington metropolitan area, owning an automobile is a practical adventure well worth experiencing. And it does not have to be an environmental train wreck.

A Hellish 30-Hour Bus Trip Convinced Me That Colombia Could End Its Civil War

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 05.26.2011 | Travel
Patrick McGinnis

Foreign tourists are flocking to the beaches of Cartagena and the restaurants of Bogota. And they should. Colombia's rich culture and astonishing natural beauty are easily accessible.

4 Things I Didn't Know About South American Bus Travel (But Wish I Had)

Erin Griffith | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Erin Griffith

After logging more than 200 bus hours across eight countries, I've learned a few valuable lessons. Here's what you need to know before bus-ting your ass in South America.

Overnight Bus Rides in India

Alex Budak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Alex Budak

I'm not exactly sure what I experienced on my overnight bus ride in India, but I do know that it involved Bollywood, spooning, and a 2AM bathroom break.

When Taking the Bus Is for Losers

Alda Sigmundsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alda Sigmundsdottir

Frankly, I don't know what came first -- the image problem or the fact that the Reykjavík's (privately-run) public transport system is like something out of the dark ages.

Free Crosstown Buses Proposed By Bloomberg

New York Times | Sewell Chan and Michael Barbaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Manhattan's notoriously slow crosstown buses �" like the M34, M42 and M50 �" move at such a snail's pace that the Metropolitan Transportation Auth...