Interview

December 18, 2018
Who Rules Transit? An Interview With New SFMTA Board Member Amanda Eaken

Some relief for San Francisco transit riders may be on the way with the appointment of Amanda Eaken to the SFMTA Board of Directors.

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June 4, 2018
Increasing Transit’s Market Share: An Interview with the MBTA’s Laurel Paget-Seekins

This Ridership Initiative post, an interview with MBTA Director of Fare Policy and Analytics Laurel Paget-Seekins, is our latest showcasing the voices of transit agency staff who are working to understand and respond to declining ridership in their system.

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September 26, 2017
Expanding What’s Possible: an Interview with Minneapolis’ Lisa Bender

During her time in office, Minneapolis Council Member Lisa Bender has authored numerous policies to create a safer, stronger transportation system.

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April 20, 2017
The New Transit Campaigners: An Interview with Nick Sifuentes of Riders Alliance

Nick Sifuentes is Deputy Director of New York City’s Riders Alliance, a grassroots organization of subway and bus riders fighting for stronger investment in New York’s public transit.

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March 21, 2017
Bringing the City to the Transit Table: An Interview With Crissy Fanganello, Transportation & Mobility Director at Denver Public Works

Crissy Fanganello is Denver’s first Director of Transportation and Mobility overseeing transportation planning, engineering and operations citywide.

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March 20, 2017
LADOT’s Seleta Reynolds on Leadership

Seleta Reynolds was appointed General Manager of the Los Angeles Department of Transportation by Mayor Eric Garcetti in 2014, and is responsible for implementing Great Streets for Los Angeles.

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March 2, 2017
“We Have to Make More People Lucky”: An Interview with Circulate San Diego’s Jim Stone

TransitCenter recently sat down with Jim Stone, executive director of Circulate San Diego. Circulate is an advocacy organization dedicated to creating better mobility choices in San Diego.

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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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October 10, 2016
Uniquely Positioned To Take The City Forward: A Conversation With Seattle City Council’s Rob Johnson

Rob serves as a Seattle’s first elected councilmember from the newly created Council District 4. He chairs the city’s land use, planning, and zoning committee, is the vice-chair of the transportation committee, and serves on the affordable housing and budget committee.

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