Building an Equitable Pittsburgh Transit Network: Transit Innovations to Move All Riders
Advocacy campaign to enhance local bus service per input from riders and implementation of rapid boarding and payment processes. Granted supported AV research and outreach to other transit and grassroots advocacy organizations nationwide to build a transit-focused platform on this topic. PPT intends to research and draft a platform position paper on AVs in the second quarter of 2018, and host a national call on the issue with other transit organizations in the third quarter of 2018.
Where's My Bus Campaign
Granted $25,00 to support our team to ride buses on a daily basis, talk to bus riders, collect their stories and data, and provide them with advocacy support. In addition, this support will allow our team to build a preliminary online tool based on rider experiences and data to support upcoming advocacy efforts during the fall budget hearings.
High Impact Journalism
Streetsblog Denver granted $20,000 to continue their essential reporting on Denver’s plans to overhaul its transit system.
Accountability for Better Transit Service in Baltimore
Advocacy campaign to reverse service cuts and hold MTA accountable for the BaltimoreLINK plan.
Prospect Avenue Walkability Initiative
Advocacy campaign to increase community advocacy capacity in order to improve walkability in what will soon be the city’s newest high frequency enhanced bus route — the Prospect MAX.
Bus Riders Unite Organize for Transit Equity in East Portland
Transit equity advoacacy campaign for the East Side of Portland, OR
Downtown Columbus Transit Pass Program (aka Downtown C-pass)
SID is pursuing a Transit Pass Program that would offer free (to the user) and unlimited access to transit services to an estimated 43,000 employees in downtown.
The goals of the Transit Pass Program are to increase transit ridership, increase commercial occupancy rates in office buildings, reduce employee turnover, and improve access to jobs.
Organizing support for transit improvements through bus audits
San Francisco Transit Riders granted $20,000 to facilitate getting people on the bus to be active participants and advocates for better transit by creating a Bus Audit. We will work in partnership with the San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency to develop this new approach.
Nolensville Pike Improvements
Bus advocacy project along Nolensville Pike, a transit corridor that is underserved.