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Today's Transportation Agenda

The New Bus Campaigners

Buses are a relatively inexpensive and flexible form of transit that American cities could be making much better use of.  Thanks to new advocacy campaigns, we think we’ll see buses turning around.  

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Hey MTA: Here Are Five Qualities of a Useful Transit Dashboard

Where the MTA and Cuomo administration may decline to tread, graduate students have stepped in to fill the void.

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LA Metro Walks the Walk

Few transit agencies invest in street infrastructure around bus stops and stations. Today, however, Los Angeles Metro is taking a different and noteworthy approach.

TNCs in SF: No Longer Self-Driven

It makes sense that the birthplace of many emerging mobility services would be one of the first cities to take a proactive approach to managing them.

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Publications

Setting a Transportation Agenda for the Nation

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Initiatives

Training the Transportation Leaders of Tomorrow

NACTO Transit Accelerator

NACTO and TransitCenter are working with the city transportation departments and transit agencies in Indianapolis, Denver, Cambridge and Oakland to use NACTO’s Transit Street Design Guide to transform existing streets into great transit streets.

Transit Agency Board Workshops

TransitCenter and the Institute for Transportation & Development Policy have joined together to offer a dynamic new training program for transit agency board members.

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Grants

Our grantmaking supports organizations improving transit and urban quality of life, strengthening neighborhoods, and building stronger, more accessible regions.

We offer several grant opportunities including our annual Open Call and a rolling grant program known as Dispatch grants.

LA-Más

$147,850 for first/last mile and transportation demand interventions at the LA Metro Gold Line Lincoln Heights/Cypress Park Station and surrounding neighborhoods.

Transportation Alternatives

Transportation Alternatives is organizing citizens, stakeholder groups, and elected officials to direct transportation solutions to the coming shutdown of the L-train

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