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Today's Transportation Agenda

All Transportation is Hyper-Local

Transit that is useful to people requires more than just lines on a map. Many of the changes needed to create more effective transit are shaped at the most local level.

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State Elected Officials Release Letter Asking Governor Cuomo to Improve Bus Service

After release of district-level report cards revealing poor bus service citywide, elected officials and advocates release letter to the governor calling for low-cost solutions to fix bus service.

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Data Seeking Open-Minded Transit Agencies

Open transit data makes using transit easy. It creates transparency and an informed public, facilitates citizen engagement, enables new research, helps transit agencies make better-informed decisions.

I Got 99 Problems and They’re All Subway Elevators

When riding the New York City subway, does it ever feel like every elevator or escalator you encounter is broken? This isn’t the stuff of hyperbole.

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Publications

Setting a Transportation Agenda for the Nation

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Initiatives

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 Trainings

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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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.

LA-Más

$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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