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Case Study: Public Transit during COVID-19 and the Road to Recovery

On Jul 4, 2020
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As part of SUMC’s on-going efforts to chronicle and assess how cities and transportation sectors are impacted by the novel COVID-19 coronavirus, this case study explores how public transit agencies in particular have addressed the unique challenges posed by the pandemic, and it ...

On Jul 4, 2020
@SharedUseCntr shared
New on the Learning Center: "Public Transit During COVID-19 and the Road to Recovery" explores how agencies address unique challenges posed by #COVID19, highlighting their preparations for a resurgence of riders, with short- and long-term recommendations. https://t.co/eWdr55yiDE
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Case Study: Public Transit during COVID-19 and the Road to Recovery

Case Study: Public Transit during COVID-19 and the Road to Recovery

As part of SUMC’s on-going efforts to chronicle and assess how cities and transportation sectors are impacted by the novel COVID-19 coronavirus, this case study explores how public transit ...

Infrastructure Solutions: Transit Transformation

Infrastructure Solutions: Transit Transformation

For example, the report card noted that the following percentages of types of transit's physical infrastructure are not in a state of good repair: 15 percent of facilities (e.g., ...

The Coming Carmaggeddon: Will Our Leaders Solve NYC’s Transportation Problem?

The Coming Carmaggeddon: Will Our Leaders Solve NYC’s Transportation Problem?

When this is all over, will we be a city for cars or a city for people? It’s up to our leaders — who are not leading.

Feds Seek Incentives to Encourage Driving (Which Will Accelerate the Other Pandemic — Traffic Violence)

Feds Seek Incentives to Encourage Driving (Which Will Accelerate the Other Pandemic — Traffic Violence)

Federal officials want to incentivize urban driving, claiming it will reduce the spread of COVID-19. Here’s why they’re wrong.

COVID-19 Could Affect Cities for Years. Here Are 4 Ways They’re Coping Now.

COVID-19 Could Affect Cities for Years. Here Are 4 Ways They’re Coping Now.

The COVID-19 pandemic is laying bare two unavoidable facts about our new reality: we are more interconnected than ever, and cities are at the frontlines of this crisis and will be at the ...

Stock Exchange to Traders: Stay Off the Subway

Stock Exchange to Traders: Stay Off the Subway

And Austin's transit agency moves to make the city's bike-share program a feeder service, and more in this week's New Starts.

8 Steps to Fix New York Transit and Get New Yorkers Moving Again

8 Steps to Fix New York Transit and Get New Yorkers Moving Again

Gov. Cuomo underground (photo: The Governor's Office) With the transit system in New York City in constant crisis over a sustained period of time, from delayed trains underground to ...

How better bus lanes can fix everyone’s commute

How better bus lanes can fix everyone’s commute

New York’s 14th Street Busway shows that better transit leads to more riders, fewer cars on the road, cleaner air, and an improved commute for all.

What Makes a Transit Trip “Essential?”

What Makes a Transit Trip “Essential?”

Any person can legally ride DC-area public transit for any purpose, but in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic the region’s transit providers have significantly curtailed service and ...

Seeing red

Seeing red

A Boston Globe Spotlight Team report: Employers say they want more transit spending, but employee perks undercut those words and entice workers to drive.

Who Will Ride Transit After Coronavirus?

Who Will Ride Transit After Coronavirus?

After lockdowns ease, public transportation ridership in the U.S. is likely to remain low for years. But some see a way forward for a new understanding of transit’s role.

D.C.'s Transit System Won't Fully Restart Service Until Next Spring

D.C.'s Transit System Won't Fully Restart Service Until Next Spring

A phased recovery plan for the Metro system in the Washington, D.C. area doesn't envision a quick return to normal levels of service. Across the country, transit agencies are figuring out ...

How MaaS Public Transit Is Changing The World

How MaaS Public Transit Is Changing The World

Thanks to advances in mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) solutions, more resources for citizens to travel around urban areas are becoming available.

NJ COVID-19 information hub

NJ COVID-19 information hub

It was a good start, especially considering the initial proposal had no funding for emergency transit aid. Subway, bus and train operators, and all the transit agency staff working right ...

Mind the Gender Gap

Mind the Gender Gap

In the U.S., women account for more than half of all transit ridership, yet their travel patterns and preferences have rarely been accounted for in planning efforts — or even measured.

Are We There Yet?

Are We There Yet?

“We can choose a better future, or we can double down on past mistakes.”