After the Vote: Maintaining Momentum in Nashville for Dedicated funding for Transit and Transportation
Granted $11,000 to keep the momentum for transit rolling post referendum by laying the groundwork for a new coalition to push for critical short-term transit needs and dedicated funding in the medium term.
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.
The Riders Agenda
Granted $40,000 for advocacy to surface rider priorities during the CEO search process via our existing network of riders and transit advocates.
Building an Equitable Pittsburgh Transit Network: Transit Innovations to Move All Riders
Advocacy campaign to enhance local bus service per input from riders and implementation of rapid boarding and payment processes. Granted supported AV research and outreach to other transit and grassroots advocacy organizations nationwide to build a transit-focused platform on this topic. PPT intends to research and draft a platform position paper on AVs in the second quarter of 2018, and host a national call on the issue with other transit organizations in the third quarter of 2018.
Where's My Bus Campaign
Granted $25,00 to support our team to ride buses on a daily basis, talk to bus riders, collect their stories and data, and provide them with advocacy support. In addition, this support will allow our team to build a preliminary online tool based on rider experiences and data to support upcoming advocacy efforts during the fall budget hearings.
High Impact Journalism
Streetsblog Denver granted $20,000 to continue their essential reporting on Denver’s plans to overhaul its transit system.
Accountability for Better Transit Service in Baltimore
Advocacy campaign to reverse service cuts and hold MTA accountable for the BaltimoreLINK plan.
Prospect Avenue Walkability Initiative
Advocacy campaign to increase community advocacy capacity in order to improve walkability in what will soon be the city’s newest high frequency enhanced bus route — the Prospect MAX.