Governance

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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February 1, 2019
Women Changing Transportation: The Mentorship Program

We're thrilled to announce our brand-new Women Changing Transit mentorship program!

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January 23, 2019
Billions for Transit is a Terrible Thing to Waste

Since 1980, residents of Los Angeles have voted four times to tax themselves to fund transportation projects, including rail lines that were supposed to transform LA into America’s next great transit city. But speculation about the impending liberation of LA from car dependence and congestion is premature, to say the least.

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December 18, 2018
Who Rules Transit? An Interview With New SFMTA Board Member Amanda Eaken

Some relief for San Francisco transit riders may be on the way with the appointment of Amanda Eaken to the SFMTA Board of Directors.

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November 26, 2018
MTA Practice Foils Transparency

Good government and transit groups marshaled by Reinvent Albany are calling for the New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority to overhaul its freedom of information law (FOIL) processes.

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November 20, 2018
What New York Needs to See and Hear About Fixing Transit

New York won’t continue to prosper unless state and city leaders get to work to find the resources for Fast Forward, NYC Transit President Andy Byford’s sweeping plan to modernize New York City’s transit system.

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