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April 6, 2018
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New Policy Opportunities Enabled by the MTA’s New Fare Payment System

The MTA's adoption of a new fare payment is an opportunity to pursue policies that can make transit faster, easier to understand, and fairer for the nearly nine million riders who rely on the MTA every day.

Transit Tool
February 21, 2018
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What should your transit agency do to prepare for the onset of aging riders?

America is going gray. By 2030, nearly 20 percent of Americans will be 65 or older,…

January 4, 2018
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Bus Network Redesign Workshop Proceedings

In 2016, riders made five billion trips on city transit buses, comprisin over half of U.S.…

Transit Tool
January 1, 2018
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As a mayor, how easy are you making it to live in your city without a car?

Shifting people away from private vehicles and into more efficient modes should be an obvious policy priority for urban leaders concerned about climate change.

Transit Tool
November 13, 2017
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Three key arenas for transit transparency


August 2, 2017
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Making Transit Work For Everyone in America’s Rapidly Aging Cities

The United States population is aging rapidly, and transit agencies should respond to these changing demographics by making urban transit and paratransit more accessible and useful for older residents.

August 1, 2017
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New Tools for Shaping Transportation Behavior

If you build it, will they come? As more and more American cities invest in transit,…

July 24, 2017
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Waiting for the Light: Picking up the Pace on Signal Priority in NYC

New Yorkers are stuck spending 21% of their bus rides stopped at red lights—but they shouldn’t…

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.