Advocacy for Charlotte's Bus Network Redesign
$100,000 granted to organize residents to advocate for more frequent service as the Charlotte Area Transit Authority undertakes the largest change to the city’s bus network.
Back on the Bus: Next Stage
$72,800 granted to push for the policy recommendations they outlined in last year’s report “Back on the Bus: Speeding up Chicago’s Buses,” in order to make sub-standard bus service a political issue and improve bus service in Chicago.
Safe Routes to Transit: New Strategies to Connect Transit and Pedestrian Advocacy
$120,000 granted for a joint effort by Walk San Francisco and the San Francisco Transit Riders Union to a build a stronger and more organized political constituency in favor of transit- and pedestrian-priority street projects in San Francisco.
Transit for Nashville: Pedestrian Access and Safety
$65,357 granted to watchdog the city’s Vision Zero and WalknBike plan, which will make pedestrian access to transit a central part of Nashville’s transit debate.
Institutionalizing Creative First/Last Mile Interventions
$75,000 granted to LA-Más to push LA-region agencies to streamline the implementation of creative first/last mile interventions at transit stations and stops and to combat rising pedestrian deaths and sinking transit ridership in the second most populous region in the nation.
Nola Transit Rider Activate and Engagement
$120,000 granted to build and mobilize grassroots support for transit investments that serve the majority of the city’s transit riders. In 2018, they will watchdog implementation of the RTA’s new strategic plan, campaign for immediate improvements that riders prioritize, and advocate for agency accountability and reform.