Planning

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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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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