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September 22, 2021
Image for: Equity in Practice: A Guidebook for Transit Agencies Equity in Practice: A Guidebook for Transit Agencies

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.

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July 12, 2021
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“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.

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March 16, 2020
Image for: A Green New Deal for City and Suburban Transportation A Green New Deal for City and Suburban Transportation

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.

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January 10, 2020
Image for: Derailed: How Nashville’s Ambitious Transit Plan Crashed at the Polls—And What Other Cities Can Learn From It Derailed: How Nashville’s Ambitious Transit Plan Crashed at the Polls—And What Other Cities Can Learn From It

In May of 2018, “Let’s Move Nashville,” a referendum to direct billions toward rail and bus…

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December 10, 2019
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Drawing from our experience working with transit advocates, elected officials, and agency reformers, "Winning Transit" is a guide for improving transit in your city.

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February 11, 2019
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How to Win Back America’s Transit Riders

This report draws on results from focus groups and a survey of 1,700 transit riders in…

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December 17, 2018
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A Shared Agenda for Public Agencies and Transit Application Developers

High quality transit data that digitally depicts, in real-time, schedules, route networks, vehicle locations, fare structures, and ridership patterns makes...

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October 9, 2018
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Everything You Need to Know about Great Bus Stops

Bus stops are the front door to American public transit systems: they are where half of transit riders wait for...

Report
July 13, 2018
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Advancing Equity Through Improved Access & Opportunity

Access to high-quality public transportation can make cities more inclusive by increasing mobility and opportunity, particularly…