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July 3, 2019
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A Campaign Guide for Agency Staff

One of the simplest and most cost-effective ways to speed up bus trips is by extending the average distance between bus stops, otherwise known as bus stop balancing.

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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...

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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…

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October 6, 2017
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Improving Service with Contracted Operations

Service contracting is a tool that government can use to improve transit service quality for riders and better position transit agencies to succeed in today’s dynamic transportation industry.

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September 13, 2017
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How Federal Tax Subsidies Jam More Cars into Congested Cities, and How Cities Can Reclaim Their Streets

How Federal Tax Subsidies Jam More Cars into Congested Cities, and How Cities Can Reclaim Their Streets

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July 19, 2017
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Making the MTA Subway System Accessible to All New Yorkers

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and New York City Transit (NYCT) operate the least accessible major subway system in the country for people who require stair-free access.

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February 28, 2017
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Rewrite the Rules to Boost Growth, Not Traffic

Many regulations make it hard for residents to get around without a car. Old, suburban-oriented standards force developers to build...