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April 7, 2021
How Long Until Atlanta Transit Riders Get More MARTA?

Four years after the More MARTA referendum, what improvements are now tangible for Atlanta transit riders, and what can riders expect to see in the next four?

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April 23, 2020
CARES Act Funding Will Last Half as Long for Large U.S. Transit Regions Compared to Other Areas

For the ten U.S. regions with the most transit ridership, we estimate that CARES Act funds will cover agency shortfalls for an average of 5.4 to 8.3 months. For agencies in the rest of the country, CARES Act transit funds will last 12.6 to 20.8 months, on average.

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March 7, 2018
City to Watch: Atlanta

Everyone’s watching Atlanta. No, not the (exemplary) television show, the lively transportation developments that are unfolding in real-time on both the regional and local level. 

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October 4, 2017
Wanted: Leaders Not Lifers

It’s a season for change in the top position at many U.S. transit agencies.

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June 13, 2017
Talking About Transit

Transit's potential benefits, such as physical and social mobility and sustainability, enjoy broad support in urban America. But the U.S. transit industry has trouble talking about what it does effectively and proactively.

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July 12, 2016
What makes transit successful? Walkable neighborhoods and fast, frequent service

Fast, frequent transit that people can walk to is the key to increasing urban transit ridership. That’s the main conclusion of “Who's On Board 2016: What Today's Riders Teach Us About Transit That Works”...

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January 28, 2016
Tactical Urbanism Meets the Bus Stop: An Interview with Atlanta’s MARTA Army

This week, TransitCenter spoke with Binh Dam and Simon Berrebi about a new initiative pioneering unique forms of citizen engagement...

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