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February 24, 2018
Affordable Housing: The Next Frontier for Transit?

In growing recognition that the benefits of transit access often don’t accrue to low-income riders, two agencies are testing strategies to encourage affordable development near transit.

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November 8, 2017
“Micro Transit”: Is it Really a City Thing?

From the “Office of Extraordinary Innovation” at LA Metro comes the announcement the agency would be throwing its hat in the “microtransit” ring.

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August 30, 2017
LA Metro Walks the Walk

Few transit agencies invest in street infrastructure around bus stops and stations. Today, however, Los Angeles Metro is taking a different and noteworthy approach.

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August 8, 2017
LA Metro Moves to Save Bus System

Since acknowledging that plunging bus ridership is a problem in Los Angeles, L.A. Metro is moving on several fronts to try to stabilize and recover bus patronage.

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April 5, 2017
Transit is Made for Walking

Walkability is one of the keys to high transit ridership, and yet much of the nation's transit is located in low density, unwalkable places. As a result, the U.S. transit industry faces the need to create “first and last mile” connections to and from transit.

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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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November 9, 2016
Mixed Highway/Transit Ballots Tank At Polls

With nearly $200 billion in public transportation investments on ballots across the country, results suggest that tying transit scraps to highway meals is politically ineffective.

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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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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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