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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 21, 2019
Better Bus Service Lands on Chicago’s Political Agenda

Chicago’s Active Transportation Alliance is putting bus service squarely on the agenda for the city’s next mayor.

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November 12, 2018
The El-Evaders

A TransitCenter review of MTA/New York City Transit elevator performance data found that eight of New York City’s wealthiest real estate owners are shirking their legal obligation to maintain and operate their subway station elevators at stations adjacent to their properties.

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April 25, 2018
Chicago’s South Side: Transit Resources in Plain Sight

Debates in Boston, New York and Chicago are challenging city halls and transit operators to make commuter rail infrastructure within the city limits part of the transportation answer in both booming and struggling urban districts.

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October 24, 2016
A Conversation with Chicago’s Active Transportation Alliance

An interview with Ron Burke and Kyle Whitehead of Active Transportation Alliance, the walking, biking and transit advocacy organization in Chicagoland.

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September 15, 2016
Neither Panacea nor Poison

Cities and transit agencies can situate new services like Uber and car2go within broader urban transportation strategies to strengthen transit and reduce car dependence...

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April 19, 2016
CNT’s AllTransit™

With TransitCenter's support, the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT)expanded this public tool's database to cover all US metropolitan areas with more than 100,000 people.

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March 31, 2016
Rules for Uber: A Tale of Two Big Cities

Chicago is abuzz over city legislation introduced last week requiring Uber and Lyft drivers to meet some cab driver licensing...

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February 11, 2016
Expanded transit tax incentive doesn’t relieve impact of subsidized parking

Congress recently ended a longstanding imbalance in the federal tax code that favored car commuting over transit.

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