"On February 4th, the nation celebrated Transit Equity Day, in honor of the late Rosa Parks, who would’ve turned 106 years old. The holiday is intended to draw attention to transit as a civil rights issue and an important element of a climate-safe future."
"The Green New Deal will include a shift in transportation systems away from fossil fuels, according to a still-vague draft released to the press on Thursday. It’s a “slogan in search of specific policy solutions,” said Jeff Davis at the Eno Center for Transportation."
Robert Puentes, the President CEO of the Eno Center for Transportation joins us for a whirlwind tour of all the transportation ballot initiatives taking place around the country. We talk trends, getting local, and the future of transportation funding.
Eno's Alice Grossman says that as the urban transportation web becomes more complex, the data being collected by mobility companies are an important part of the picture, and that more transparency from those companies is overdue.
Robert Puentes of the Eno Center for Transportation tells NPR that although numerous subway systems in the U.S. experience lamentable overcrowding during rush hour, none offer perks like food vouchers to commuters who are willing to hop on the train a bit earlier or hold off and go a bit later.