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Today's Transportation Agenda

All Ridership is Local

Trying to understand why transit ridership is going up or down is a worthwhile pursuit, but one that is best undertaken locally.

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Wanted: Leaders Not Lifers

It’s a season for change in the top position at many U.S. transit agencies.

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Riding the WAVs

At the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) hearing today, the de Blasio Administration will propose a rule to make New York City’s taxi industry — and its traditional car service counterparts — better serve the public.

Expanding What’s Possible: an Interview with Minneapolis’ Lisa Bender

During her time in office, Minneapolis Council Member Lisa Bender has authored numerous policies to create a safer, stronger transportation system.

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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 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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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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