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February 16, 2023
Checking in on Washington DC’s Transit Recovery 

As part of our exploration into what our Equity Dashboard reveals about transit access in the seven highest ridership U.S. cities, this blog post takes a deeper look at Washington D.C.

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January 23, 2023
What Does Our Equity Dashboard Reveal about Transit Access in Boston?

Our Equity Dashboard evaluates how well Boston residents could access essential destinations like healthcare, jobs, and grocery stores via public transit from February 2020 through early August 2022. 

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January 18, 2023
Public Service and Making an Impact

Jobs in transit have the potential to make a big impact, but people will only stick around for so long if they constantly face roadblocks to getting things done.

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January 9, 2023
Facilitating Mental Health and Well-Being for the Transit Workforce

As 24/7 operations with an evergreen potential for emergencies, transit agencies have a built-in level of stress that is always on. But the transit workforce is at a breaking point because there hasn’t been enough slack built into systems.

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January 4, 2023
Passionate, Public Service-Oriented People Seeking Healthy, Rewarding Working Environments 

A four-part series on the challenges facing the transit industry’s central office workforce.  By Laurel Paget-Seekins There are not enough...

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December 21, 2022
Exploring 2022’s Big Transit Themes with New Equity Dashboard Data: Part Two

The TransitCenter Equity Dashboard tracks how people can connect to services and amenities by public transit in seven U.S. cities....

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December 19, 2022
Exploring 2022’s Big Transit Themes with New Equity Dashboard Data: Part One

We've recently updated our Transit Equity Dashboard with data points from March and August 2022, which show how schedule changes at transit agencies in response to historic worker shortfalls and “new normal” ridership patterns affected riders’ access to jobs, healthcare, grocery stores and more. 

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December 5, 2022
This One Neat Trick Can Grow Ridership, Expand Opportunity, and Accelerate Pandemic Recovery in New York

In a new report, we analyze the potential benefits of operating Metro-North and the Long Island Rail Road more like the subway within New York City’s boundaries, with affordable fares and more frequent service. 

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November 29, 2022
Want to Use Highway Dollars for Transit? These Places Already Do

A recent report from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program shines a light on which states flexing highway dollars to transit.

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