DC bus report card
The Coalition for Smarter Growth granted $25,000 to create a critical report card on WMATA bus routes that operate primarily within the District of Columbia on city streets. The report card would analyze data and performance in ways similar to the recent Miami Transit Alliance Transportation Report Card/Where’s My Bus campaign and be designed for public/media release.
Building Capacity for Bus Advocacy in Washington, DC
Greater Greater Washington (GGWash) will develop and implement a bus advocacy program focused on Advisory Neighborhood Commissioners (locally elected DC representatives) in 2019/2020, aimed at building greater support for bus priority projects in DC.
Clevelanders for Public Transit - RTA reform and system redesign
Advocacy campaign to push for reform of the RTA and a redesign of the system.
Greater Greater Washington Professional Development
With support from TransitCenter, we will take advantage of professional development (PD) opportunities to better train our staff and volunteers in key skills that will magnify the impact of their existing work. GGWash was granted $10,000 to provide PD opportunities to staff and volunteers to help us reach more members of the public, elected officials and transportation leaders and mobilize them to take action on issues and policies that will improve transit options for residents across the Washington DC region.
Implementing a parking cash-out commuter benefit
$100,000 to educate Washington DC employers and stakeholders on the benefits of unbundling parking from employer benefits cash-out and assist agencies implement an effective parking cash-out system.
Communication and Organizational Development
Advancing Scenario-based Planning
Training program for staff of metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) to enable improved decision-making about transportation investments.
State-level Policy Network for Transit Financing
Educational peer-to-peer network for state legislators and state government officials who deal with transportation policy.