Reports

December 17, 2019
Transit Advocacy for the Win

TransitCenter's new report -- “Winning Transit” -- pulls together the experience of advocates throughout the country in a guide to running successful transit campaigns. We hope it will be a valuable resource for anyone involved in transit advocacy, whether they’re just starting out or already have some wins under their belt.

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October 10, 2019
How Transit Agencies Are Getting Strategic About Fare Policy

When transit agencies grapple with changes to fare prices, payment systems, and collection methods, they make decisions that affect affordability, convenience, and even travel time.

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February 13, 2019
Who’s on Board? Riders Explain Why They’re Using Transit Less — And How to Win Them Back

Public officials can’t throw up their hands and claim there’s nothing they can do about falling transit ridership. Despite strong headwinds, they can win back riders.

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October 6, 2016
NYC BusTurnaround Report Card

Together with Riders Alliance, the Straphangers Campaign, and the Tri-State Transportation Campaign, TransitCenter is convening a group of New Yorkers determined to reverse declining performance and ridership on the country’s busiest bus network by implementing proven solutions.

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September 15, 2016
Neither Panacea nor Poison

Cities and transit agencies can situate new services like Uber and car2go within broader urban transportation strategies to strengthen transit and reduce car dependence...

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July 20, 2016
Fixing New York’s buses

New Yorkers take 2.5 million daily rides on MTA New York City Transit buses, but the busiest bus system in the country leaves a lot to be desired.

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July 12, 2016
What makes transit successful? Walkable neighborhoods and fast, frequent service

Fast, frequent transit that people can walk to is the key to increasing urban transit ridership. That’s the main conclusion of “Who's On Board 2016: What Today's Riders Teach Us About Transit That Works”...

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April 4, 2016
Hearts and Miners: TransitCenter Visits El Paso

What would Shin-pei Tsay, Deputy Executive Director of TransitCenter, was steeped in urban design, with a city planning degree and a career in civic advocacy say to a room full of likely future highway engineers?

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November 18, 2014
Subsidizing Congestion

The commuter parking benefit results in $7.3 billion in forgone revenue annually while also increasing traffic congestion in our most...

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