Planning

February 17, 2016
TransForm: Making the Pivot from Highways to Transit

TransitCenter supports TransForm’s “Optimized HOT” work to convert highway lanes on Highway 101 south of San Francisco into tolled express lanes that prioritize transit and carpools.

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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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September 23, 2015
When Bus Riders Matter

New York’s Port Authority Bus Terminal has garnered many epithets: “The Single Worst Place on Planet Earth,” “If Hell Had...

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June 5, 2015
Advocates Guide Transit Growth in Louisiana

Economic and political opportunities in Louisiana make this a key moment to think strategically about transit. New jobs in the...

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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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March 5, 2015
What does “complementing transit” mean for Uber, exactly?

Since Uber made headlines with its commitment to release some of its data, it now has some early analysis of...

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August 18, 2014
TDM Gets Beyond the Workplace, But Does It Get Into the Transit Boardroom?

Transportation demand management (TDM), a suite of programs that encourage sustainable transportation, has traditionally been focused on the commute to...

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July 31, 2014
Take Us Out to the Ball Game

When a professional baseball team first started playing in Brooklyn, their field was so surrounded by trolley tracks that a...

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July 24, 2014
Let’s Dig Deep: Performance Measures in Transportation Project Selection

Growing up at the northern fringes of the Boston Metropolitan Area, my family would drive the 30 miles into Boston...

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