$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
The latest in our series of diversity, representation, and equity of opportunity in transit institutions: a rare advocacy battle waged in Portland, OR over selection of a transit agency CEO.Read More
Our latest Ridership Initiative guest post about equitable transit-oriented development comes to us from Eleni Bardaka, an Assistant Professor at North Carolina State University, and John Hersey, a senior TOD associate at Denver’s RTD.
The SFMTA is undertaking an ambitious new program to improve real-time information for transit customers, making it easier to choose transit in one of the nation’s most diverse mobility ecosystems
Setting a Transportation Agenda for the Nation
As we inquired about & documented how light rail slows to a crawl in Downtown Los Angeles, we asked if there was a local nickname for the problem. Seems there is not, though“Downtown Slowdown” has been suggested. What do you call it? https://t.co/rqkTkrTgKo
What happens w/o a referendum for Metro in November? -$6M+ cuts to systemwide operating service, the equivalent of eliminating all bus service serving the Price Hills TWICE -Buses continue to age and break down more often -$180M deficit over the next ten years
Was just asked by tourist at the bus stop about how he could get a Metrocard for the day, and I told him, resignedly, sadly, that he had to go down into the subway for that.
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.