$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.
Today's Transportation Agenda
SF Mayor London Breed promised to win back the public’s trust in Muni. To do so, she’ll need to empower the next SFMTA chief to put transit riders first.Read More
Uber’s new Movement platform is no substitute for the full data cities have been asking for.Read More
Reinvent Albany has produced a guide that plots out the executive structure, oversight mechanisms, and transparency practices for the nation’s largest transit agency.
Every year, TransitCenter funds a scholarship through the New York City chapter of Women’s Transportation Seminars (WTS). Applications are due June 14th.
Setting a Transportation Agenda for the Nation
Many of this month’s MTA service changes respond to slower bus speeds and rising congestion by reducing scheduled frequency. And that “goes to show that making more bus lanes and speeding up the boarding process is a really urgent priority.” amny.com/transit/bus-se…
Cost isn't the only, or even main, thing keeping people off Muni. Free Muni is great, but the article also makes it clear: More people could ride transit if "they could trust in a transportation system that was reliable, expedient ...and inviting." ow.ly/ZSra50ukepr
Will @NYCTBus's 1 year Bus Action Plan update include assessment of performance improvement (or lack thereof)? Are routes that have been targeted for improvements getting better? What performance stats are tracked as part of the overall effort & network redesigns? #BusTurnaround
Training the Transportation Leaders of Tomorrow
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.
TransitCenter runs a dynamic training program for transit agency board members.
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.
$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.