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Today's Transportation Agenda

Cap & Ride

Portland’s transit system has become the first in the US to adopt a fare payment policy designed to end the problem of people who can afford the least paying the most.

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Fixing NYC’s Buses: 2017 Report Card

One year from the Bus Turnaround Campaign’s launch, we’re offering a review performance of the bus system and the progress of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the NYC Dept. of Transportation.

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LA Metro Moves to Save Bus System

Since acknowledging that plunging bus ridership is a problem in Los Angeles, L.A. Metro is moving on several fronts to try to stabilize and recover bus patronage.

Teens on Transit

NYC teens waiting for the bus reflect on transit and transportation in New York in this short piece by our Summer Fellow Junior Duplesis.

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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 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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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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