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February 25, 2020
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A growing number of transit agencies recognize that policing cannot serve as a one-size-fits-all response to crime - real or perceived.

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November 12, 2019
Image for: The Limits of Microtransit The Limits of Microtransit

With its flexible routing, microtransit can seem like the solution to longstanding first-mile/last-mile challenges. But microtransit has inherent limitations, and the results don't justify the hype.

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August 15, 2019
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From New Jersey to Denver to Los Angeles, transit agencies across the US are experiencing an alarming bus operator shortage.

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April 1, 2019
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in 4 steps

Federal transportation policy in the US has largely failed to produce useful transit. While the lion’s…

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February 19, 2019
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Does the workforce at your transit agency reflect its riders?

In addition to being service providers, transit agencies are major employers. But the demographics of transit…

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December 3, 2018
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Expanded Service, Flexible Fares and Welcoming Infrastructure

Having children is often associated with increases in car use. But this need not be the…

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September 24, 2018
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3 arguments against AV hucksterism

When it comes to addressing urban transportation problems, autonomous vehicles are not the answer. And yet,…

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June 19, 2018
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Adding Service, Service Adjustments and Operating Innovations

How do you make transit more useful for everyone? Investing in service frequency is a sure…