City street with cars in multiple lanes and one bus.

#ForewordFriday: Unleash the Bus

Buses can and should be the cornerstone of urban transportation. They offer affordable mobility and can connect citizens with every aspect of their lives. But in the US, they have long been an afterthought in budgeting and planning. With a compelling narrative and actionable steps, Better Buses, Better Cities inspires us to fix the bus.

In this book excerpt, author Steven Higashide explains why the need to focus on buses and what makes people choose the bus.