Cities from Nashville to Denver to Los Angeles are increasingly interested in building bigger and better transit systems, and in most cases would like to see more people riding transit. But attracting a strong user base is not simply a matter of “build transit and they will come.”
Today we’re excited to release TransitTools #2, a recipe for transit ridership. This tool describes the importance of speed, frequency, walkability and rider comfort, based on our 2016 Who’s On Board survey of over 3,000 transit riders.
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