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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.

Congestion Pricing in the United States

There is no silver bullet to fix the woes of urban mobility and access, but congestion pricing is a proven, viable, and effective tool....

White House to Nominate Two Democratic Members to Amtrak Board

The White House announced yesterday that President Trump will soon be making two more nominations to the Amtrak Board of Directors....

House Bill Mandates Mask Use on Airlines, Transit, Amtrak

The $3 trillion coronavirus bill that is up for a vote in the House of Representatives this week (H.R. 6800) includes a federal mandate...

Second House COVID Bill Focuses Transit Aid on Big City Population, Not Transit Use

The $3+ trillion coronavirus response legislation to be considered by the House this week (H.R. 6800, the "HEROES Act") appropriates...

$15 Billion for State DOTs, $15.75 Billion More For Transit in Latest House Democratic COVID Bill

This afternoon, House Democrats unveiled their $3 trillion, 1,815-page coronavirus response bill, that follows the $2.6 trillion bill...

APTA Asks For Another $24 Billion in COVID Relief for Transit Providers

Yesterday, the American Public Transportation Association asked Congress to appropriate an additional $23.8 billion in...

FTA Clarifies Scope of Chinese Transit Rolling Stock Ban

The Federal Transit Administration has released a FAQ document explaining to transit operators the effects of the federal law that will...

COVID-19 Makes Meeting PTC Deadline Challenging, But Not Impossible

While COVID-19 ravages public transit ridership and is having devastating effects on frontline workers, transit agencies are still...

Resiliency of Transit Agency Partnerships with Private Mobility Services in the Face of COVID-19

Induced demand drives public transit and ridehail ridership moreso than any other mode. At a time when people may be going for walks,...

COVID’s Differing Impact on Transit Ridership

The precipitous drop in public transit ridership since the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus is well reported. Those of us with the luxury...

Eno/MAX VIP Roundtable

Eno President and CEO Robert Puentes summarized rapidly-emerging transit trends in light in COVID. Eno Transportation Weekly editor and...

Innovative Ways that Transportation Providers are Responding to the Crisis

One of the indelible effects of the COVID-19 outbreak is the dramatic decrease in travel within metropolitan areas. Those with the...

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