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.

Webinar: Best Practices for Incorporating Equity into Performance-Based Processes

Recent events have further highlighted the systemic inequities built into American society, and our transportation infrastructure is no...

Webinar: The Role of Transportation in Improving America’s Health

Transportation access is one of the fundamental objectives of the public sector as a means to provide access to jobs, services,...

Road to Recovery Webinar: Opportunities to Consider in Paratransit Operations

In this webinar, join an interactive discussion about the opportunities, challenges, and lessons learned as transit agencies continue...

Webinar: Transit Innovation in the Time of COVID

The challenges facing public transit during the global pandemic are well-known, with low ridership, safety concerns for workers, and...

Webinar: State of the Industry: Freight Rail in 2020

The impact of COVID-19 on consumer-facing industries, like aviation or retail, has received great coverage in the press and in the...

Webinar: Congestion Pricing’s Role in Building More Equitable Transportation Systems

Congestion pricing is an idea that has broad support from transportation practitioners. However, many elected officials and members of...

Road to Recovery Webinar: DIY City: How Small Actions Can Solve Big Problems

Cities and metropolitan areas around the world face immense challenges today. In a new posthumous book, renowned urban planner Hank...

H.R. 2 House Floor Amendment Log

All amendments are drafted to the text of Rules Committee Print 116-54. When in doubt, click on the name of the amendment sponsor to...

Webinar: Why Transit Agencies Need the Public to Take Ownership of the Transit Experience

In this webinar, Saba Long and Alice Grossman will talk about why transportation organizations should invite the public to take an...

California Rail Authority Postpones New Business Plan Amidst Downsizing Discussions

After canceling its scheduled May meeting, the California High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) Board of Directors met yesterday, but...

Road to Recovery Webinar: John Porcari

This webinar is led by John Porcari, who served as the Deputy Secretary of Transportation during the 2009 recession. He will discuss...

Road to Recovery Webinar: Carmen Bianco

This webinar is led by Carmen Bianco, who was the CEO of New York City Transit. He will discuss his experiences with how transit...

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