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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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Bus Turnaround Coalition Statement on Staten Island Bus Study Release

Yesterday the MTA announced the results of their long-awaited Staten Island Bus Study. Read More Created with Sketch.

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Want to Work on Our Next National Survey? (RFP)

Would you like to work with TransitCenter on our next big national survey project? Read More Created with Sketch.

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Planning on a Budget: Denver’s “Build Your Own Transit System.”

Denver injected some novelty to the planning process with “Build Your Own Transit System,” a digital interface that turns users into transportation planners -- and budget-makers. Read More Created with Sketch.

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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. Read More Created with Sketch.

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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. Read More Created with Sketch.

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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. Read More Created with Sketch.

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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. Read More Created with Sketch.

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Detroit’s Unheralded Transit Comeback

News out of Detroit this week is trumpeting Friday’s launch of the Q-Line, a privately funded streetcar that runs 3.3 miles in mixed traffic along Woodward Avenue, the city’s Main Street. Without any knowledge of whether people will actually use it, local columnists and editorial writers are already calling for streetcar expansion. But beyond the […] Read More Created with Sketch.

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Transit Ridership Recipe

Today we're excited to release TransitTools #2, a recipe for transit ridership. Read More Created with Sketch.

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