Governance

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 1, 2019
TransitCenter to MTA: Prioritize Accessibility in the Current Capital Program

Today TransitCenter, along with other disability-rights organizations, sent a letter to MTA Chairman Pat Foye, urging the agency to amend the 2015-2019 MTA Capital Program to include the next 50 accessible subway stations.

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July 29, 2019
Women Changing Transportation: Danielle Wallace Creates Apprenticeship Programs at King County Metro

Danielle Wallace is the Apprenticeship Program Manager at King County Metro. We recently spoke to Danielle about the value of transit apprenticeships, and why the Women Changing Transportation program matters. 

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May 20, 2019
Wanted: A Mandate to Put Transit Riders First at the SFMTA

SF Mayor London Breed promised to win back the public’s trust in Muni. To do so, she'll need to empower the next SFMTA chief to put transit riders first.

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May 6, 2019
Mapping the Pressure Points for Transit Agency Reform

Reinvent Albany has produced a guide that plots out the executive structure, oversight mechanisms, and transparency practices for the nation's largest transit agency.

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April 29, 2019
Apply for the Women’s Transportation Seminars Transit Policy Innovator Graduate Scholarship

Every year, TransitCenter funds a scholarship through the New York City chapter of Women’s Transportation Seminars (WTS). Applications are due June 14th.

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April 25, 2019
Transit + the Green New Deal: A Just Transition

A central premise of the Green New Deal is that historically marginalized communities should benefit from decarbonizing the economy in the form of jobs, better air quality, and other reductions in social inequity. The goal is to deliver a “just transition” away from fossil fuels.

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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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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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