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July 9, 2019
Priced Out: How Fare Structures Limit Access to LIRR Service in Eastern Queens

A combination of high fares, infrequent off-peak service, and poor integration with other modes of transit make LIRR and Metro-North off-limits even for people who live near these stations.

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June 11, 2019
Opening the Gateway to Better, More Affordable Regional Transit in Boston

New research shows that through fare policy, the MBTA can open up opportunities for residents in struggling neighborhoods.

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February 26, 2019
Put Charlotte’s New Rail Line Where People Will Use It, Not in the Middle of a Freeway

Transit is made for walking. So why are planners in Charlotte recommending a light rail alignment along a freeway?

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November 14, 2018
Growing Up and Away From Transit

Early this decade, transit agencies benefited from the entrance into the workplace of transit-loving young people. Some of those riders may now “age away” from transit, unless cities and transit agencies adapt.

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March 7, 2018
City to Watch: Atlanta

Everyone’s watching Atlanta. No, not the (exemplary) television show, the lively transportation developments that are unfolding in real-time on both the regional and local level. 

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October 26, 2017
Houston Metro Shines During Hurricane Harvey

Perhaps what didn’t make Hurricane Harvey headlines is how the local transit agency Houston Metro’s commitment to emergency preparedness paid off – before, during and after the storm.

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July 24, 2017
Waiting for the Light

Today we’re releasing our own analysis of key bus routes where the MTA NYCT and NYCDOT can implement transit signal priority as well as an original music video, "Waiting for the Light."

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June 23, 2017
City of Denver Mobilizes for Better Transit

As Denver’s population continues to boom, city leaders are stepping up to provide the direction and resources necessary to make public transit a viable option for city residents and stem the growing tide of drive alone commuting.

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May 22, 2017
All Transportation is Hyper-Local

Transit that is useful to people requires more than just lines on a map. Many of the changes needed to create more effective transit are shaped at the most local level.

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