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  • 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 Queen Anne’s County is an important, vibrant region. It is the 21st largest metropolitan area in the country by population, home to nearly 2.8 million people and...

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  • 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 Regions. Sign up for a webinar breaking down the report's key findings on Thursday, November 19 from 4:00-4:45pm ET.  Approximately 61 million U.S....

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How do taxes and fees change if air traffic control is privatized?
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How do taxes and fees change if air traffic control is privatized?

January 16,2018 Congress and the Trump administration have proposed to overhaul air traffic control (ATC) in the United States by removing the ATC function from the federal government and assigning it to a...
UpRouted: Exploring Microtransit in the United States
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UpRouted: Exploring Microtransit in the United States

January 08,2018 In the United States, public transportation agencies are experimenting with on-demand, shared, and dynamic models to augment traditional fixed-route bus and train services. These services—referred...
What do we know about aircraft delays?
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What do we know about aircraft delays?

December 06,2017 According to the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT), about 80 percent of domestic airline flights arrive on-time every year. That figure is largely unchanged since 2003 (Figure 1). However,...
Where are airline passengers getting the best service?
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Where are airline passengers getting the best service?

November 21,2017 In the United States, airlines are often perceived by the public and portrayed in the media as not being customer-oriented and as focusing more on profits than on the experience of their...
How has air travel in specific metropolitan areas changed in recent years?
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How has air travel in specific metropolitan areas changed in recent years?

November 08,2017 Throughout the United States, the average passenger is paying less to fly and is taking more direct flights than 15 years ago.[1] These broad trends are certainly positive for flyers as a whole....
What effect does airline consolidation have on passengers?
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What effect does airline consolidation have on passengers?

October 31,2017 In 1980, airline passengers were able to choose from two dozen different airlines operating across the United States. Yet even as air traffic has grown over the past few decades, the number of...
How are airlines making money?
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How are airlines making money?

October 24,2017 Airlines in the United States are experiencing their most profitable years since deregulation. However, average ticket prices are much lower than they were in the 1980s and early 1990s. So what is...
Aviation Insights
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Aviation Insights

October 14,2017 Eno Aviation Insights, aims to illustrate where the domestic air travel industry has been and where it is headed from an independent, objective perspective. The goal is not only look at system-wide...
A Bid for Better Transit: Improving service with contracted operations
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A Bid for Better Transit: Improving service with contracted operations

September 27,2017 The report examines how and under what circumstances public transit agencies can contract bus or rail operations to private providers in order to boost service for riders while simultaneously...
Jet fuel prices have dropped significantly. Why haven’t ticket prices?
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Jet fuel prices have dropped significantly. Why haven’t ticket prices?

September 11,2017 The oil market collapsed and fuel prices dropped more than 50 percent in the third quarter of 2014. Since then, they have remained relatively low from the peak in 2012. In fact...
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