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November 26, 2018
MTA Practice Foils Transparency

Good government and transit groups marshaled by Reinvent Albany are calling for the New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority to overhaul its freedom of information law (FOIL) processes.

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November 20, 2018
What New York Needs to See and Hear About Fixing Transit

New York won’t continue to prosper unless state and city leaders get to work to find the resources for Fast Forward, NYC Transit President Andy Byford’s sweeping plan to modernize New York City’s transit system.

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October 24, 2018
Make Gold-Plated LIRR Project Work For NYC Neighborhoods

A major capacity increase for New York’s commuter rail system is on the horizon, in the form of the LIRR’s pending connection to Grand Central Terminal. NYC leaders seeking more for the city from the railroad system should wage a fight over how that capacity will be allocated before it’s too late.  

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October 16, 2018
Free the Transit Hubs! (For Walking!)

New Yorkers are well versed in subway meltdowns and schleppy buses. But there is less public conversation about the quality of the spaces that get us to and from transit.

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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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August 21, 2018
Riding Brooklyn’s Electric Bus

Electric buses are trending. As the world burns, municipalities around the country are seeking ecologically-minded solutions to reduce fossil fuel consumption, and some cities are turning to the magic of electric buses.

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May 14, 2018
Mobility Not in Demand

We know Uber & Lyft are siphoning some transit riders away. But at present we can say definitively that Chariot is not, not in Northern Brooklyn.

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April 5, 2018
Advocates and Bus Drivers Agree: Bus Lanes are for the Buses

New York City bus operators say their number 1 job frustration is blocked bus lanes.

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April 5, 2018
Enhanced Stations We Can Believe In: Accessible to All

News broke this week that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Enhanced Station Initiative (ESI) will be limited to 19 subway stations.

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