Policy

March 27, 2018
The Universe of Transit Safety

Riding transit is dramatically safer than driving – you’re 60 times less likely to die when riding a bus than in a private vehicle, 30 times less likely on light rail.

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March 19, 2018
Andy Byford, Turnaround Artist?

In his first few months on the job as President of New York City Transit, Andy Byford has caused a stir among transit and mobility advocates by highlighting improved accessibility as one of his top priorities.

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March 13, 2018
Transit Moneyball: How Targeted Fare Policies Can Build Ridership

When it comes to increasing transit ridership, fare policy is an underutilized strategic tool. But a few transit agencies are demonstrating how it can be used to attract (or in some cases, repel) transit riders.

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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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February 23, 2018
Go Raleigh Go Indy Go

Transit systems that won new resources from ballot measures in 2016 are now steadily increasing transit service.

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January 29, 2018
Is it Rigged?

The issue of why New York pays construction costs that may be several times those of comparable systems is not going away.

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December 18, 2017
Unsustainable: Traffic 2018

New York is facing its most serious transportation challenge in decades. 

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December 5, 2017
Second Avenue Elevator Sagas

New York City’s MTA blames many of its problems on aging infrastructure.  Now it's also blaming some of them on new infrastructure.

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November 22, 2017
Welcome to New York, Andy! Now, Fix the Subway (and Buses!)

Welcome to South of the Border. Here are some suggestions on going native.

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