Transit

Issues & Modes / Transit

Public transportation is a critical part of the economic and social fabric of metropolitan areas. While most of the nation’s 2,400 transit providers serve rural areas, almost all transit trips occur in the nation’s 100 largest metro areas, which account for over 95 percent of all transit passenger miles traveled. Transit is also changing as agencies are exploring ways to redesign their networks, integration new mobility services, and ask voters to approve new investments at the ballot box.

NYC Transit Agrees to Borrow $2.9 Billion, but Treasury Shuts Down Loan Program

The New York City mass transit agency (the MTA) on November 18 agreed to borrow another $2.9 billion from the federal government to...

Transit Reform for Maryland: New Models for Accountability, Stability, and Equity

The Central Maryland area of Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Carroll County, Harford County, Howard County, and...

Webinar: Toward Universal Access

This webinar is an overview of Toward Universal Access: A Case Study in the Los Angeles and Puget Sound Regions, which is the fourth...

Toward Universal Access: A Case Study in the Los Angeles and Puget Sound Regions

Toward Universal Access is the fourth paper in our research report series examining the Case Study in the Los Angeles and Puget Sound...

Op-Ed: The Future of Urban Centers and Transportation

At the moment there is much speculation and uncertainty about what America’s major metropolitan regions will look like. As the nation...

Amtrak at 50: The Rail Passenger Service Act of 1970

First in a series of looks back at the history of Amtrak. (Clicking on links in the article will send you to original source...

White House “Railpax” Memos, January-March 1970

This PDF file contains a series of internal White House memos, and correspondence between the Department of Transportation and the...

Senate Committee Looks at Legislative Considerations for Freight and Passenger Rail Amid Pandemic

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation held a hearing Wednesday, October 21 to discuss the effects and status of...

Webinar: Transportation at the Ballot Box: CalTrain Sales Tax Measure

The Eno Center for Transportation does not endorse or oppose specific ballot measures. The information is provided for research and...

Transit Agencies, Airports Spent Another $2.6 Billion of CARES Act Funding in August

U.S. mass transit providers and airport sponsors collectively spent another $2.6 billion of their $35 billion in special COVID-19 aid...

Eno Selects Final Case Studies for Ongoing Research into Transit Cost Delivery

As part of the ongoing effort to evaluate transit project delivery, Eno aims to identify why rail transit projects in the United States...

Authorization Table for STRR Act As Introduced in the House

Table of funding authorizations for the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015 as released by the chairman of...

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