Places

  • Dublin

    A dense, compact, transit-oriented metropolitan region with no underground metro and less rail service than most European cities of its size, most of Dublin is on buses, and the buses must succeed for the city to succeed.

  • Palm Beach

    At the northern end of the rapidly-growing South Florida region, the communities of the Palm Beaches are considering what role transit can play in their mobility options.

  • Missoula

    Missoula's transit agency Mountain Line is considering how to best capitalize on the surge of ridership that has followed the implementation of fare-free service.

  • San Jose

    As Silicon Valley experiences continued rapid economic and population growth, its transit agencies plan for a future where more people than ever need to move about the Bay Area.

  • Boulder

    Nestled against the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is university town making big moves in modernizing its active and public transportation systems.

  • Anchorage

    With help from JWA, Alaska's largest city redesigned its transit network to better meet its citizens' mobility needs.

  • Seattle

    The cities of this vibrant region are rethinking urban mobility as economic growth and major infrastructure projects begin to drastically change where and how their citizens get around.

  • Yekaterinburg

    An industrial and university city in the heart of Russia, Yekaterinburg boasts a rich and extensive transit network, but one long in need of systemic design.

  • Auckland

    New Zealand’s largest city is behind the curve on public transport, but it has strong consensus on ambitious goals, and the dramatic isthmus site is a promising location for a more sustainable city in the future.   Old commuter rail lines are being turned into rapid transit, and the next step is the huge bus network redesign now underway, based Jarrett Walker's 2012 work with MRCagney for Auckland Transport.

  • Reykjavík

    The surge of tourist and business interest in Iceland is leading to rapid growth for the country's only metropolis. Greater Reykjavík is small (under 250,000) but remarkably dense, and it will need public transport to keep up with growth.

  • Richmond

    The capital of Virginia and one of the oldest cities in the United States, Richmond is exploring its transit options as it prepares to implement its first BRT line.

  • Raleigh

    The largest of the three cities in North Carolina's burgeoning Research Triangle is contemplating its transit options as it prepares for another decade of rapid growth.

  • Tucson

    Situated beneath the Santa Catalina mountains of southern Arizona, Tucson has been an important center for the southwest region for hundreds of years. In recent decades, this Sun Belt metropolis has experienced some of the fastest population growth rates of any American city, as people arrive seeking employment, education, or a life in a place of unique natural beauty.

  • Toronto

    Transit is an urgent issue in the Greater Toronto Area, where rapid growth is causing overcrowding and there is clearly no more room for cars.  The area features several municipal-scale transit agencies and a regional rail and bus system.  Toronto itself is famous for challenging debates about major transit investments.

     
  • Brisbane

    Brisbane is famous for its extensive river ferry system, and also for the highest-quality continuous busway network in the developed world.

  • Houston

    Houston is famously sprawling and car-dependent, but it has moved quickly in recent years to address its intense transit needs.