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The Short Route to NYC Bus Reform Runs Through Staten Island

Last week the MTA acknowledged that agency-wide change is needed to improve bus performance, but what does that look like in practice?

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Bringing the City to the Transit Table: An Interview With Crissy Fanganello, Transportation & Mobility Director at Denver Public Works

Crissy Fanganello is Denver’s first Director of Transportation and Mobility overseeing transportation planning, engineering and operations citywide.

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LADOT’s Seleta Reynolds on Leadership

Seleta Reynolds was appointed General Manager of the Los Angeles Department of Transportation by Mayor Eric Garcetti in 2014, and is responsible for implementing Great Streets for Los Angeles.

Riders First: How Buses are Moving San Francisco Forward

The unsung hero of San Francisco is the humble city bus, which moves more than 500,000 people through the city every day.

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Setting a Transportation Agenda for the Nation

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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 Trainings

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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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.


$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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