Hint: It's not because riders simply don't like mass surface transit.
Electric buses have struggled to gain a foothold in the U.S. because their batteries aren't strong enough to travel on our sprawling roads. The answer, according to one company: build mini power-plants along the route.
The California senator isn't a flawless street safety advocate, but some of her history is making transportation advocates hopeful.
No other bus in Denver has a reputation like the East Colfax bus. We talked to four passengers who ride the 15 and 15L despite social problems like homelessness and crime sometimes present on the bus. But Streetsblog's editor was rattled by an experience on the bus — and says we must finally end poverty and homelessness.