$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
In his first few months on the job as President of New York City Transit, Andy Byford has caused a stir among transit and mobility advocates by highlighting improved accessibility as one of his top priorities.Read More
When it comes to increasing transit ridership, fare policy is an underutilized strategic tool. But a few transit agencies are demonstrating how it can be used to attract (or in some cases, repel) transit riders.Read More
Everyone’s watching Atlanta. No, not the (exemplary) television show, the lively transportation developments that are unfolding in real-time on both the regional and local level.
More people are taking Uber and Lyft than there is space for them on city streets. The result is more traffic, slower buses, and falling transit ridership. Cities can’t build new streets or widen the ones we have—even if they wanted to. Instead, cities need to make more efficient use of existing streets.
Setting a Transportation Agenda for the Nation
Is the BQX still a thing? Radio silence from de Blasio admin for the last year.
this is the criticism that @nycmayor called “ideological.” his implicated was that if you observe police blocking bus lanes across the city, and have an issue with that, you’re a cop-hater. twitter.com/TransitCenter/…
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.