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December 20, 2019
Meet the Winners of TransitCenter’s First Annual Frequency Awards

TransitCenter’s year-end awards, The Frequencies, recognize outstanding work by transit agencies and city governments to improve transit service. This is the first year of the awards, which recognize achievements in eight categories.

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December 17, 2019
Transit Advocacy for the Win

TransitCenter's new report -- “Winning Transit” -- pulls together the experience of advocates throughout the country in a guide to running successful transit campaigns. We hope it will be a valuable resource for anyone involved in transit advocacy, whether they’re just starting out or already have some wins under their belt.

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December 12, 2019
Bus Lane in Bloom: Flower Street and the Urgency of Speeding Up LA Bus Service

Over the summer, LA transit riders caught a glimpse of what a more urgent approach to prioritizing bus service can do.

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

In Richmond, transit ridership has gone up by 17% following a bus network redesign and the debut of The Pulse, a center-running busway with all-day frequent service on the system's trunk route.

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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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