Issue / Public transit

The Journey to Making Transportation Available to Everyone

When I think of an ideal future for transit, I envision a system that can and will be universally utilized by most, if not everyone, in...

Addressing Transportation Disparities by Embracing the Future of Mobility

The COVID-19 pandemic elevated our collective awareness of transportation disparities. Frontline workers have lower wages on average,...

The Present and the Future of Women Leading Transportation

Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) International, headquartered in Washington, D.C., was founded in 1977. The 8,000+ member...

States ‘Drive the Bus’ for Rural, Small Urban, & Specialized Transit… Not Just Literally!

While they do not usually operate transit, state departments of transportation (DOTs) certainly “drive the bus,” metaphorically...

Toward a Multimodal California: How the State is Investing in Walking, Biking, and Transit

In the summer of 2011, I said goodbye to the 1997 Honda Accord I had driven since high school. Rather than upgrading to a newer...

Transit Ridership: Not Expected to Return to Pre-Pandemic Levels This Decade

Since the COVID pandemic began, transit agencies have been trying to figure out when all their riders will come back. Although local...

Webinar: Planning for People: The History and Future of Inclusive Transit Planning

Who was transit built for? For what purpose? And how has that approach changed? Join Eno for a webinar that will answer these questions...

Metro’s Recurring Problems Raise Questions About Oversight, Management

With most transportation systems, it is clear who is responsible, said Robert Puentes, president of the Eno Center for Transportation,...

Transit agencies struggle to access funding, rights-of-way, due to complex governance structures

Public transit agencies are busy creating new strategies to deal with multiple problems, said Paul Lewis, chief finance officer...

Tackling Governance in Transit Megaprojects – Key Lessons from Eno’s Examination of Transit Governance in Austin

Over two dozen new rail transit projects are set to open for service across the United States by 2030. There will likely be even more...

Guest Op-Ed: Reclaiming the National Narrative on Transit Safety

In our daily lives, we often take for granted the numerous protections in place to ensure we arrive safely at our destinations. The now...

Webinar: Transit Strategies to Meet Climate Goals

Cutting greenhouse gas emissions from transportation, which account for 29 percent of total emissions in the United States, is going to...

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