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Top Transit Org Lists the Equity-Focused Projects America Needs Right Now

Advocates are handing their DOTs a list of transformative transit projects that could heal the harms of the past — and a list of boondoggles that deserve to be scrapped.

October 10, 2023

How a New Drug Testing Rule from USDOT Could Help Alleviate the Bus Operator Crisis

Marijuana is legal in some form in 23 states. So why should bus drivers get fired for using it when they're not behind the wheel?

September 1, 2023

To Make Transit Work, We Need to Make Transit Agencies Better Workplaces

Bus drivers aren't the only employees that transit agencies are struggling to hire and keep — and until we address the employee burnout happening behind the scenes, sustainable transportation may never truly take off.

July 26, 2023

Can ‘Personal Rapid Transit’ Really Replace Buses and Trains?

Is a shared autonomous vehicle on a dedicated track really the same as public transportation? San Jose thinks so — and officials are about to bet big on it.

June 20, 2023