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January 6, 2017
Alleviate DC’s Metrorail crisis by ending Metrobus stagnation

The ongoing crisis at Metrorail makes it all the more puzzling that so little has been done by local governments to prioritize Metrobus, which lost riders in 2016.

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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 9, 2016
Mixed Highway/Transit Ballots Tank At Polls

With nearly $200 billion in public transportation investments on ballots across the country, results suggest that tying transit scraps to highway meals is politically ineffective.

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June 28, 2016
L.A. Dispatch: How Cities Can Roll Back Sprawl

Across the country, cities designed for cars are grappling with how to build high-quality transit and create urban forms that support it.

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April 28, 2016
Paving the Piedmont

The severity of North Carolina’s schism between metropolitan and state priorities makes it an emblematic example and key state to watch.

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March 29, 2016
In Richmond, New Coalitions Are Building Better Transit

TransitCenter spoke recently with Stewart Schwartz, executive director of the Washington, D.C.-area Coalition for Smarter Growth and board member of the Richmond, Virginia Partnership for Smarter Growth (PSG).

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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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