Transit systems have become the last safety net for increasing numbers of homeless people, and — being transit agencies rather than housing or social service agencies — most of them aren’t sure what to do about it. (Vice)
Northeastern and Western states tend to have better access to transit than those in the South and Midwest. And better transit access corresponds to less driving. (Transportation for America)
The Federal Transit Administration awarded a total of $700 million in grants to buy new train cars for Chicago, Sacramento, South Florida, Cleveland, St. Louis and Utah.
In the latest example of drivers using their vehicles as weapons. a Texas man killed at least eight people when he plowed his SUV through a crowd of migrants waiting for a bus. (CNN)