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August 8, 2017
LA Metro Moves to Save Bus System

Since acknowledging that plunging bus ridership is a problem in Los Angeles, L.A. Metro is moving on several fronts to try to stabilize and recover bus patronage.

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May 25, 2017
Planning on a Budget: Denver’s “Build Your Own Transit System.”

Denver injected some novelty to the planning process with “Build Your Own Transit System,” a digital interface that turns users into transportation planners -- and budget-makers.

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May 16, 2017
Data Seeking Open-Minded Transit Agencies

Open transit data makes using transit easy. It creates transparency and an informed public, facilitates citizen engagement, enables new research, helps transit agencies make better-informed decisions.

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May 12, 2017
I Got 99 Problems and They’re All Subway Elevators

When riding the New York City subway, does it ever feel like every elevator or escalator you encounter is broken? This isn’t the stuff of hyperbole.

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January 3, 2017
Seattle: America’s Next Top Transit City

Seattle, one of the fastest growing cities in America, is making bold investments to ensure the majority of its residents live within walking distance of frequent transit.

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November 16, 2016
We’ve Seen the Future of Transit Fares

Transit experts from London, San Francisco, Oslo and Boston convened at TransitCenter to address the fare payment system of the future, providing examples of innovative payment solutions their agencies have adopted

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February 11, 2016
Expanded transit tax incentive doesn’t relieve impact of subsidized parking

Congress recently ended a longstanding imbalance in the federal tax code that favored car commuting over transit.

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November 24, 2015
Working for the Change We Seek

TransitCenter was reborn as a civic philanthropy in mid-2013, amid one of the most transformative moments in transportation. The first...

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March 25, 2015
Seattle Transit Plays Leapfrog

For decades, the rap on Seattle transit was: big aspirations, but no delivery. In the 1960s and 1970s, voters turned...

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