Governance

January 29, 2018
Is it Rigged?

The issue of why New York pays construction costs that may be several times those of comparable systems is not going away.

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January 5, 2018
Five 2018 Wins for Andy B!

Next week, Andy Byford begins what is today one of the most difficult jobs in the world - turning around New York City’s faltering transit system.

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November 22, 2017
Welcome to New York, Andy! Now, Fix the Subway (and Buses!)

Welcome to South of the Border. Here are some suggestions on going native.

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November 14, 2017
In Portland, Economic Displacement May Be A Driver of Transit Ridership Loss

Like many transit agencies across the country, TriMet, the transit district serving the Portland, OR, metro region, has seen a recent loss in ridership, principally on its bus system.

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November 8, 2017
“Micro Transit”: Is it Really a City Thing?

From the “Office of Extraordinary Innovation” at LA Metro comes the announcement the agency would be throwing its hat in the “microtransit” ring.

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October 15, 2017
All Ridership is Local

Trying to understand why transit ridership is going up or down is a worthwhile pursuit, but one that is best undertaken locally.

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October 4, 2017
Wanted: Leaders Not Lifers

It’s a season for change in the top position at many U.S. transit agencies.

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September 26, 2017
Riding the WAVs

At the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) hearing today, the de Blasio Administration will propose a rule to make New York City’s taxi industry -- and its traditional car service counterparts -- better serve the public.

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September 26, 2017
Expanding What’s Possible: an Interview with Minneapolis’ Lisa Bender

During her time in office, Minneapolis Council Member Lisa Bender has authored numerous policies to create a safer, stronger transportation system.

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