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December 16, 2021
Announcing the 2021 Frequency Award Winners!

TransitCenter’s annual Frequency Awards recognize outstanding work in the transit field. Here are the 2021 honorees...

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August 10, 2021
Welcome Jerome Horne, TransitCenter’s New Director of Transit Leadership Development

We are excited to announce that Jerome Horne is joining TransitCenter as Director of Transit Leadership Development. Jerome is taking...

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January 6, 2021
Three Reasons We’re Excited to See Debra Johnson Take Charge at Denver RTD

Debra Johnson, the first woman to hold the top leadership post at RTD, and the first CEO since 1995 to be hired from the outside rather than promoted from within, will bring a fresh eye and a multi-city resume that’s relevant to RTD’s challenges.

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April 27, 2020
Rapid Adaptation to Rapid Change: An Interview With SFMTA’s Jeff Tumlin

SFMTA has developed one of the most agile and forward-thinking responses to COVID-19 among U.S. transit agencies.

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July 24, 2018
Overhauling Your Transit Board

Some advocacy groups are increasingly getting involved in issues of transit governance.

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May 10, 2018
Who Rules Transit?

Here we take a look at who is governing American transit agencies, and how well they reflect transit riders and the residents of their service areas.

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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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July 25, 2016
Change at the Top

Less than a month ago, TransitCenter concluded the inaugural round of our transit agency board member training program, produced in partnership with the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy.

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February 24, 2016
In U.S. Transit, It’s Back to the Future

Why can’t our transit operators catch up to where the rest of the world was a generation ago?

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