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Lessons From 2009 Could Guide Our Transportation and Jobs Future

On Apr 29, 2020
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We can look to the past to get a clue for what economic recovery may look like for #Transportation. Here are some the lessons learned from the Great Recession. https://t.co/NQKQk5GxGs
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In these challenging times, how is money for transportation best spent? A new report from Transportation for America, Learning from the 2009 Recovery Act, recalls the spirit of calamity during the subprime mortgage crisis, while

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On Apr 29, 2020
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We can look to the past to get a clue for what economic recovery may look like for #Transportation. Here are some the lessons learned from the Great Recession. https://t.co/NQKQk5GxGs
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Lessons From 2009 Could Guide Our Transportation and Jobs Future

Lessons From 2009 Could Guide Our Transportation and Jobs Future

In these challenging times, how is money for transportation best spent? A new report from Transportation for America, Learning from the 2009 Recovery Act, recalls the spirit of calamity ...

Why the Bus Got So Bad, and How to Save It

Why the Bus Got So Bad, and How to Save It

TransitCenter’s Steven Higashide talks about his new book, "Better Buses, Better Cities."

Vehicle Assist and Automation (VAA) Demonstration Evaluation Report

Vehicle Assist and Automation (VAA) Demonstration Evaluation Report

1 Executive Summary 4 Section 1: Vehicle Assist AND Automation (VAA) Project 4 Background 7 Implementation Issues 8 VAA Components 10 Section 2: Methodology 12 Section 3: Bus Operator ...

In Richmond, Virginia both fixed-route transit and shared ride networks are succeeding.

In Richmond, Virginia both fixed-route transit and shared ride networks are succeeding.

Richmond, Va., traditionally a sprawling, auto-dependent city, has taken substantial steps toward diversifying its transportation system and achieving its sustainable mobility goals. Fueled ...

Safer, More Sustainable Transport in a Post-COVID-19 World

Safer, More Sustainable Transport in a Post-COVID-19 World

The COVID-19 crisis has shown that effective public transport is vital to keeping cities running. Over the long term, public transport is one investment that can create jobs quickly while ...

As bus ridership continues to decrease, cities are turning to creative alternatives.

As bus ridership continues to decrease, cities are turning to creative alternatives.

As bus ridership continues to decrease, cities are turning to creative alternatives.

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Table 13: Cost vs. Benefits of TransMilenio Closed City Open City No Spillovers Spillovers No Spillovers Spillovers Panel A: Costs & Benefits NPV Increase GDP (mm) 63,758 79,979 217,022 ...

How can we make sustainable transportation more fun?

How can we make sustainable transportation more fun?

If we want more people to ride buses and bikes, we’ve got to help make the experience not only safe and efficient, but enjoyable.

How the cul-de-sac has turned Colorado Springs into a transit desert

How the cul-de-sac has turned Colorado Springs into a transit desert

Mountain Metropolitan Transit ridership is up, but customers who live in far-flung neighborhoods find themselves cut off from work, health care and grocery stores

The Network Effect: Richmond’s Transit Evolution

The Network Effect: Richmond’s Transit Evolution

In 2018, Richmond’s transit agency, GRTC, debuted the city’s first bus rapid transit line, the Pulse. The Pulse runs east...

Some Brotherly Love for Buses in Newly Unveiled Seven-Year Transit Plan

Some Brotherly Love for Buses in Newly Unveiled Seven-Year Transit Plan

Philadelphia promises to emphasize bus travel as well as bike-share in a city where one-third of residents do not have access to a car.

Metro’s next transit wish list will be curbed by funding

Metro’s next transit wish list will be curbed by funding

Metro eyeing extension of Red Line, heavy reliance on bus rapid transit and efficient service as its gathers possibilities for next round of major projects

The L Train Will Stay Open. So What Happens to All Those Plan B’s?

The L Train Will Stay Open. So What Happens to All Those Plan B’s?

Even with no shutdown, many still want new bike lanes, more bus and ferry service, and car restrictions. Critics of the plans say that could hurt their neighborhoods.

One Man’s Drive to Get Buses Moving in San Antonio

One Man’s Drive to Get Buses Moving in San Antonio

A few years ago, San Antonio City Council member Rey Saldaña tried his own transportation experiment. He ditched his car and relied on public transit for one month. The good? Saldaña met ...

Here’s why you should consider moving near public transportation

Here’s why you should consider moving near public transportation

Taking the train or bus may sound like a drag – especially if you own a car. But driving yourself to work and back can be an expensive and time-consuming...