December 4, 2019
The Network Effect: Richmond’s Transit Evolution

In 2018, Richmond’s transit agency, GRTC, debuted the city’s first bus rapid transit line, the Pulse. The Pulse runs east...

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November 21, 2019
Transit, Not Road Expansion, Is the Top Priority for Portland Metro’s New Rep From the Western Suburbs

The Portland region is changing -- and an “all of the above” approach to transportation spending may not win out in Portland's upcoming ballot measure.

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November 20, 2019
Fixing NYC Buses: 2019 Report Card

NYC DOT and the MTA received largely positive grades for 2019, reflecting that the agencies have each charted a path to better bus service at the scale of the entire city.

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November 4, 2019
Making Transit Work for Caregivers and Kids

Making transit accessible for caregivers with children is an overlooked but critical strategy for increasing ridership.

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October 10, 2019
How Transit Agencies Are Getting Strategic About Fare Policy

When transit agencies grapple with changes to fare prices, payment systems, and collection methods, they make decisions that affect affordability, convenience, and even travel time.

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September 26, 2019
Baltimore MTA’s “In-Reach” Program Meets Bus Operators Where They Are

The program is designed to facilitate operator feedback and engagement, and ensure that operators receive the same communication as members of the public.

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September 19, 2019
Women Changing Transportation: Carolyn Vera

Carolyn Vera is transportation planner at Fehr & Peers, and a member of our inaugural Women Changing Transportation class.

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September 16, 2019
TransitCenter’s Statement on the Draft MTA 2020-2024 Capital Plan

New York's MTA has released a draft outline of its 2020-2024 Capital Program. Here's TransitCenter's official statement on the announcement.

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September 6, 2019
A Four-Point Plan to Build Trust in the MTA (and Fix the Subway)

Today TransitCenter, along with partner organizations Riders Alliance, Tri-State Transportation Campaign, and Reinvent Albany, is launching Build Trust, a new...

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August 22, 2019
NYC’s Fare Evasion Information Gap

In the wake of an alleged uptick in the rate of bus and subway fare evasion and concerns over assaults on transit operators, New York Governor Cuomo and New York City Mayor de Blasio recently agreed to assign 500 additional uniformed officers to the New York City Transit system.

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August 15, 2019
Women Changing Transportation: Tiffany-Ann Taylor

Tiffany-Ann is the Deputy Director of Freight Programs, Education and Research at the NYCDOT. We chatted with her about the challenges of managing freight movement on city streets, and the importance of diverse representation in transportation leadership positions. 

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August 8, 2019
One Year In, Austin’s Revenue-Positive Bus Network Redesign Is Gaining Riders

In June of 2018, Austin launched a redesign of its bus network. Since then, ridership has increased 4.5%, making Capital Metro one of the few transit systems in the U.S. where ridership is on the rise.

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