Millions of South Africans rely on taxis for their daily commute.
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Violence is very common on South Africa's various taxi routes.
With more than a million Australians using public transport to get to work each day, demand for car parking at the station is virtually insatiable.
The Commuter Car Park Fund announced in the budget sounds big, but is likely to create only around 30,000 extra spaces – a marginal benefit for Australia's 1.2 million daily public transport users.
A costly commute.
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Bus Rapid Transit has powerful supporters around the world – but shouldn't public transport be designed in the public interest?
Appearances can be misleading.
This attention grabbing policy has less to do with solving public transport problems, and more to do with the government’s nation-branding campaign.
It can feel much faster to get the bus – but that could all be a matter of perspective.
Top tips from transport academics: target the second, consider the first and ignore the third.
A sad fate for England’s bus service.
An expert crunches the numbers to reveal just how bleak Britain's bus crisis has become.
The tricky math behind your bus route.
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It's annoying when your bus route gets off schedule or when buses bunch together. Why has it taken engineers so long to fix the problem?
It might not be effective now, but the development of self-driving vehicles could be a game changer for public transport services.
Smart bus use can transform public transport in cities, as EMBARQ is doing in Brazil.
Trains and trams get most attention, but 'tweaking' bus transit can transform cities. Buses can be more cost-effective and deliver better service, especially for small to mid-sized cities.
Where’s my bus?
Even in cities with good public transportation, some areas can be 'transit deserts,' where demand exceeds supply. Living in these zones makes it hard to access good jobs, health care and other services.
Buses are set to be replaced by private and autonomous vehicles – but it's not clear how society is going to deal with it.
It's time to turn Oxford Street into a haven for walkers.
Riders on San Francisco’s Muni light rail system.
Millions of Americans rely on public transit to get to school, work or stores, but many can't get the service they need. 'Uberizing' transit by offering more options on demand could fill the gaps.
Sydney’s bus services are a mix of public and private-operated routes, which complicates any estimates of potential cost savings.
Estimated cost savings for rail and bus franchising from Infrastructure Australia and PwC will have government treasurers salivating. Problem is, the figures are almost certainly far too high.
To ease the stress of commuting, don't ditch the bus – just make it smarter.
Doug Paulley (centre), from Wetherby, West Yorkshire, outside the Supreme Court in London.
A look at the recent Supreme Court battle over priority use of wheelchair spaces on buses and what it really means for disabled people.