The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has been working throughout the pandemic on several system-wide planning initiatives that have the potential to transform transit service in and around the city of Philadelphia.Read More
Earlier this year, we published a post about fluctuating transit service levels throughout 2021 at the seven highest ridership agencies...
Last year we brought you Transit Insights, a visual tool to track changes in transit ridership, service hours, fares, and other important indicators of transit quality in American cities. We’ve just released a new version, with fresh data and features to make it even easier to explore transit trends.Read More
To meet the needs of people who have been most affected by the pandemic, agencies should go beyond the initial transition to weekend schedules and adapt service in response to shifting travel patterns.Read More
The $25 billion for transit in the CARES Act, which passed in March, bought agencies in major cities a few months. But CARES funding was not sufficient to address the scale of the transit crisis, nor was it targeted well.Read More
So far, LA Metro has taken important steps to protect bus operators and plan for recovery, but the agency’s policy on fare enforcement has lacked transparency, and service allocation decisions have not aligned with the imperative to minimize crowding on board.Read More
Transit agencies can’t stop after switching to a weekend schedule. Further service adjustments are necessary to safely provide essential mobility.Read More
Pittsburgh's transit agency, Port Authority, has demonstrated a remarkable degree of flexibility since the COVID19 crisis began.Read More
Bay Area Rapid Transit's communications around COVID-19 have emerged as an invaluable resource for the media, riders, and elected leaders to learn about the crisis facing transit.