New York City Transit

July 25, 2019
Is the Bronx Bus Network Redesign Ambitious Enough?

In June, the MTA released a draft plan to redesign the Bronx bus network. There’s no doubt that the proposals will improve trips for bus riders. But given the gap between the current state of Bronx bus service and what Bronx bus service can be, is this plan as ambitious as it should be?

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July 9, 2019
Priced Out: How Fare Structures Limit Access to LIRR Service in Eastern Queens

A combination of high fares, infrequent off-peak service, and poor integration with other modes of transit make LIRR and Metro-North off-limits even for people who live near these stations.

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August 23, 2018
Looking Under the Hood at Conflict of Interest at the MTA

TransitCenter has partnered with Reinvent Albany to look into governance problems at New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

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March 19, 2018
Andy Byford, Turnaround Artist?

In his first few months on the job as President of New York City Transit, Andy Byford has caused a stir among transit and mobility advocates by highlighting improved accessibility as one of his top priorities.

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January 5, 2018
Five 2018 Wins for Andy B!

Next week, Andy Byford begins what is today one of the most difficult jobs in the world - turning around New York City’s faltering transit system.

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December 5, 2017
Second Avenue Elevator Sagas

New York City’s MTA blames many of its problems on aging infrastructure.  Now it's also blaming some of them on new infrastructure.

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November 22, 2017
Welcome to New York, Andy! Now, Fix the Subway (and Buses!)

Welcome to South of the Border. Here are some suggestions on going native.

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August 31, 2017
Hey MTA: Here Are Five Qualities of a Useful Transit Dashboard

Where the MTA and Cuomo administration may decline to tread, graduate students have stepped in to fill the void.

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April 25, 2017
Queue Jump Chronicles: M96 Edition

We're back with our long-awaited follow up to the M5 Break-Up Chronicles!

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