Policy

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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November 14, 2017
In Portland, Economic Displacement May Be A Driver of Transit Ridership Loss

Like many transit agencies across the country, TriMet, the transit district serving the Portland, OR, metro region, has seen a recent loss in ridership, principally on its bus system.

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October 24, 2017
Denver’s (Side)walks to Transit

What's an essential but often missing component of high ridership transit networks? It isn't new branding on buses or the latest light rail car.

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