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Fixing NYC’s Buses: 2017 Report Card

One year from the Bus Turnaround Campaign's launch, we're offering a review performance of the bus system and the progress of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the NYC Dept. of Transportation. Read More Created with Sketch.

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LA Metro Moves to Save Bus System

Since acknowledging that plunging bus ridership is a problem in Los Angeles, L.A. Metro is moving on several fronts to try to stabilize and recover bus patronage. Read More Created with Sketch.

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Teens on Transit

NYC teens waiting for the bus reflect on transit and transportation in New York in this short piece by our Summer Fellow Junior Duplesis. Read More Created with Sketch.

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City to Watch: Dallas

Dallas’ transit agency, DART, may be poised to reassess its decades-long effort to build suburban rail at the expense of city transit service. Read More Created with Sketch.

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Waiting for the Light

Today we’re releasing our own analysis of key bus routes where the MTA NYCT and NYCDOT can implement transit signal priority as well as an original music video, "Waiting for the Light." Read More Created with Sketch.

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10 Things We Talk About When We Talk About Organizational Change

Transit service in New York City is not going to improve until the agency that provides it engages in some serious soul-searching. Read More Created with Sketch.

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Lhota to MTA: We Are Neither Efficient Nor Effective

TransitCenter has obtained a copy of a memo circulated last week to MTA staff by the agency’s new chairman, Joe Lhota. The memo acknowledges that the agency faces a crisis and does not currently deserve the public’s trust. In the memo, Lhota affirms news reports that he will conduct a “top to bottom” audit of the agency’s […] Read More Created with Sketch.

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State of Opportunity

Governor Cuomo’s command that the MTA become more open to new ideas could mean relief to NYC’s 2 million daily bus riders. Read More Created with Sketch.

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City of Denver Mobilizes for Better Transit

As Denver’s population continues to boom, city leaders are stepping up to provide the direction and resources necessary to make public transit a viable option for city residents and stem the growing tide of drive alone commuting. Read More Created with Sketch.

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Talking About Transit

Transit's potential benefits, such as physical and social mobility and sustainability, enjoy broad support in urban America. But the U.S. transit industry has trouble talking about what it does effectively and proactively. Read More Created with Sketch.

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