April 23, 2019
Introducing Transit Insights, a Visual Tool to Track Transit Ridership in American Cities

Understanding why ridership is rising in some places but not in others is critical to formulating effective transit policy. That's why we've created Transit Insights, a new tool that combines information from the National Transit Database, the U.S. Census, and the route maps at Transit.Land.

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April 17, 2019
Congestion Pricing Will Succeed If…

Congestion pricing won’t work if it’s hollowed out by exemptions, or if City leadership misses the chance to reallocate street space.

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March 28, 2019
Transit and a Green New Deal

To avoid the worst effects of a warming planet, Americans can’t count on electric cars. We also need better transit in our cities.

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March 27, 2019
DC Bounces Back With New and Improved Pop-Up Bus Lanes

DC transit riders will be seeing red this summer -- in the best way. From June to September, rush hour bus lanes are coming to H Street and I Street downtown.

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March 21, 2019
Better Bus Service Lands on Chicago’s Political Agenda

Chicago’s Active Transportation Alliance is putting bus service squarely on the agenda for the city’s next mayor.

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March 13, 2019
Abolish Parking Minimums

San Diego is the most recent US city to substantially reduce its parking mandates.

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February 27, 2019
There’s a Reason Transit Ridership is Rising in These 7 Cities

The 2018 ridership numbers for American transit agencies are in.

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February 26, 2019
Put Charlotte’s New Rail Line Where People Will Use It, Not in the Middle of a Freeway

Transit is made for walking. So why are planners in Charlotte recommending a light rail alignment along a freeway?

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February 15, 2019
We’re Hiring an Events and Programming Coordinator!

TransitCenter seeks an Events and Programs Coordinator in its New York City office.

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February 13, 2019
Who’s on Board? Riders Explain Why They’re Using Transit Less — And How to Win Them Back

Public officials can’t throw up their hands and claim there’s nothing they can do about falling transit ridership. Despite strong headwinds, they can win back riders.

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February 11, 2019
Gimme Shelter: San Antonio Takes Its Bus Stops From Sorry to Superb

Via, San Antonio's transit agency, has installed the most bus shelters in the shortest amount of time of any US city.

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February 5, 2019
What Fast Forward Means for New Yorkers — Less Time on the Train, More Time for Everything Else

How much time will New Yorkers save from the subway signal improvements in the MTA’s Fast Forward plan?

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