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How Transit Is Helping West Virginia Battle the Opioid Crisis

Government programs are filling the gaps in care and transportation access for people struggling with addiction in the Mountain State.

March 26, 2024

‘Transit Hardship’: Report Shows Why Fair Fares Must Be Expanded to More Workers

A new report on transit fares has found that more than one-in-five moderate-income residents is “affordability hardship.”

March 15, 2024

Talking Headways Podcast: Public Sentiment and Public Transit

Adelee Le Grandand Scott Wilkinson chat about how transit agencies can get a better handle on how riders and non-riders alike feel about their service.

March 7, 2024

California Launches New Transportation Equity Tool

The Transportation Equity Index maps out crash rates and creates a new way to map out multimodal access.

March 4, 2024

‘Human Transit’ 2.0: How Mass Modes Make Us More Free

A classic book on transit gets an update for a radically transformed world. And, yes, Elon Musk gets a little shade.

February 8, 2024

Study: Subsidizing Transit Actually Makes It More Efficient

Generations of pundits have argued that operating subsidies enfeeble transit agencies and allow them to run inefficient routes with tons of empty seats. A new study says the opposite is true.

February 5, 2024

Could This Bill Finally Give Transit Agencies the Operations Funding They Need?

Is it finally time for Congress to spend more to keep the buses and trains running?

February 1, 2024

What the ‘Swiss Model’ Can Teach U.S. Transit Managers

Chocolate, watches, and transit — three things you can't go wrong with in Switzerland. And Bay Area advocates want transit agencies to start using Swiss models for customer service, wayfinding, fares, and operations.

January 19, 2024

One In Four Virginia Transit Agencies Operate Fare-Free; Should Others Follow Their Lead?

“Every mode of transportation is subsidized; the question is how much."

January 18, 2024

Why Transit Reliability is Difficult in Midsized Cities

A lot of mid-sized cities struggle to keep the buses and trains running on time — or even know when they're way off schedule. Advocates in Baltimore are exploring why, and how to fix it.

January 17, 2024