Reports and Transit Tools

Setting a Transportation Agenda for the Nation

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Transit Tool
July 1, 2017
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A collaborative planning effort to decide where today’s bus service should go, starting from a clean slate.

An increasing number of transit agencies around the country are completely overhauling their entire bus networks.

Transit Tool
May 1, 2017
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Key ingredients to transit ridership (Hint: It’s not about the mode!)

More cities than ever are interested in bigger and better transit systems and in most cases…

Transit Tool
January 1, 2017
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A Troubling Discourse

Leon Drolet of the Michigan Taxpayers Alliance recently warned voters in Detroit that investing in buses…

Report
November 21, 2016
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Private Mobility, Public Interest is a report for public-sector leaders committed to making it easy for their citizens to get...

Report
November 21, 2016
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Fixing New York City's Buses

Every day, New Yorkers take 2.5 million bus rides on a system that is slower and less reliable than at any...

Report
November 21, 2016
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What Today’s Riders Teach Us About Transit That Works

What Today’s Riders Teach Us About Transit That Works This report draws on results from six focus groups in New York, Raleigh...

Transit Tool
November 17, 2016
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The Transit Street Design Guide provides design guidance for the development of transit facilities on city…

Report
November 16, 2016
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Mobility Attitudes Survey

In 2013, advocates, planners, and policymakers were abuzz with the 10.7 billion rides taken on transit, an all-time U.S. record. Yet...

Report
November 16, 2016
Image for: A People’s History of Recent Urban Transportation Innovation A People’s History of Recent Urban Transportation Innovation

Our analysis of the human factors behind implementing small-scale change in a wholesale way shows that engagement from three areas of society is required for a city to innovate.

Report
October 27, 2016
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The Multibillion-Dollar Tax Subsidy That’s Making Your Commute Worse

The Multibillion-Dollar Tax Subsidy That’s Making Your Commute Worse The commuter parking benefit results in $7.3 billion in forgone revenue...

Report
October 14, 2016
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The Role of Governance in Regional Transit

The Role of Governance in Regional Transit On October 8th, 2014, TransitCenter and the Eno Center for Transportation released, Getting to...