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Today's Transportation Agenda

Congestion Pricing Will Succeed If…

Congestion pricing won’t work if it’s hollowed out by exemptions, or if City leadership misses the chance to reallocate street space.

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Transit and a Green New Deal

To avoid the worst effects of a warming planet, Americans can’t count on electric cars. We also need better transit in our cities.

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DC Bounces Back With New and Improved Pop-Up Bus Lanes

DC transit riders will be seeing red this summer — in the best way. From June to September, rush hour bus lanes are coming to H Street and I Street downtown.

Better Bus Service Lands on Chicago’s Political Agenda

Chicago’s Active Transportation Alliance is putting bus service squarely on the agenda for the city’s next mayor.

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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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