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Transit can function as a ladder of opportunity, but it is not immune to the racism and classism embedded in American life. To address these inequities, transit agencies must look within. In this report, TransitCenter and the Center for Neighborhood Technology examine the internal structures and practices of transit agencies, and how they can be reformed to deliver better outcomes for the people with the most at stake in transit.
“Safety For All" chronicles how agencies like BART in San Francisco, TriMet in Portland, and SEPTA in Philadelphia are addressing safety concerns by hiring unarmed personnel, developing high profile anti-harassment campaigns, and better connecting vulnerable riders to housing and mental health services. These interventions also allow transit police to spend less time on “quality of life” offenses and focus more attention on the core mission of deterring violence.
A Green New Deal for City and Suburban Transportation lays out federal policy recommendations for reducing emissions from the transportation sector in cities and suburbs while making communities healthier, more equitable, and prosperous.
In May of 2018, “Let’s Move Nashville,” a referendum to direct billions toward rail and bus…
High quality transit data that digitally depicts, in real-time, schedules, route networks, vehicle locations, fare structures, and ridership patterns makes...