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Today's Transportation Agenda

Fare Capping: A Formula For Fairer Fares

For riders facing fare hikes, fare capping can soften the blow.

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Millennials Are “Killing” DC’s Metro

New data suggests that younger people have been the least likely to return to WMATA following years of crisis.

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How Austin’s Capital Metro Pulled Off a Bus Network Redesign

On June 3, Austin’s Capital Metro became the latest transit agency to launch a completely redesigned bus network.

Overhauling Your Transit Board

Some advocacy groups are increasingly getting involved in issues of transit governance.

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Publications

Setting a Transportation Agenda for the Nation

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Initiatives

Training the Transportation Leaders of Tomorrow

Ridership

Many of the country’s largest transit systems have seen declining ridership in recent years, but ridership trends vary significantly from city to city. Read more.

Transit Agency Board Workshops

TransitCenter runs a dynamic 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.

Walk Bike Nashville

$65,357 granted to watchdog the city’s Vision Zero and WalknBike plan, which will make pedestrian access to transit a central part of Nashville’s transit debate.

LA-Más

$75,000 granted to LA-Más to push LA-region agencies to streamline the implementation of creative first/last mile interventions at transit stations and stops and to combat rising pedestrian deaths and sinking transit ridership in the second most populous region in the nation.

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