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Public Transit Faces COVID Challenges but Can Boost Community Resilience

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COVID-19 has brought swift, unrelenting harm. As applied to transportation, the pandemic’s pressure has forced us to rethink how we talk about and allocate space for moving people. This pressure has forced long-needed actions, including: Congress

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On Sep 10, 2020
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Public transit faces a multitude of challenges caused by #COVID19, but those challenges have also resulted in opportunities to enhance the way we move around our communities. https://t.co/lCMGTyAAJ0
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Public Transit Faces COVID Challenges but Can Boost Community Resilience

Public Transit Faces COVID Challenges but Can Boost Community Resilience

COVID-19 has brought swift, unrelenting harm. As applied to transportation, the pandemic’s pressure has forced us to rethink how we talk about and allocate space for moving people. This ...

Breaking the Cycle of Automobile Dependency

Breaking the Cycle of Automobile Dependency

Many current planning practices reinforce a cycle of increased automobile use, more automobile-oriented community redevelopment, and reduced mobility options. There are good reasons to ...

The New TDM Challenge: Flattening the Return-to-Work SOV Curve

The New TDM Challenge: Flattening the Return-to-Work SOV Curve

Beyond these TDM challenges, however, workers, businesses, and the overall economy in our cities will face operational challenges in the coming weeks and months, not limited to: Reduced job ...

Colombia’s New National Urban Mobility Policy Is Mostly a Good Thing

Colombia’s New National Urban Mobility Policy Is Mostly a Good Thing

Colombia's new urban mobility policy road map isn't perfect, but it holds promise to help achieve both national and local sustainable development objectives.

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 ...

Case Study – City of Pasadena, CA: the Shift to VMT for Transportation Impact Analysis

Case Study – City of Pasadena, CA: the Shift to VMT for Transportation Impact Analysis

Home for All supports solutions to create more homes people can afford, reduce traffic, and make San Mateo County a place everyone can call home.

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.

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., ...

People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way

People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way

A new WRI working paper finds that though cities are hotspots for opportunity, many urbanites find it increasingly difficult to access these benefits, rendering jobs, healthcare and ...

Examining the effects of proximity to rail transit on travel to non-work destinations: Evidence from Yelp data for cities in North America and Europe

Examining the effects of proximity to rail transit on travel to non-work destinations: Evidence from Yelp data for cities in North America and Europe

Examining the effects of proximity to rail transit on travel to non-work destinations: Evidence from Yelp data for cities in North America and Europe

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 ...

Mobility Hub Newsletter: July 11, 2019

Mobility Hub Newsletter: July 11, 2019

Announcements New White Paper for Transit Agencies: Objective-Driven Data Sharing for Transit Agencies in Mobility Partnerships Download the Executive Summary. Drawing on lessons learned ...

The Pandemic’s Impact on Transportation

The Pandemic’s Impact on Transportation

The COVID-19 pandemic has sped up the need and desire for digital transformation in transportation.

Better transit, congestion pricing, and 18 other big ideas from a business group’s transportation blueprint

Better transit, congestion pricing, and 18 other big ideas from a business group’s transportation blueprint

The super-Washington region, including DC, Baltimore, and Richmond, should improve the MARC and VRE rail systems including running service through DC. It should finish networks of trails ...

Bus Ridership Was in Trouble Long Before COVID-19, Study Finds

Bus Ridership Was in Trouble Long Before COVID-19, Study Finds

A new report by the Transportation Research Board looks at public transit’s declining ridership trends from 2012 to 2016, due in part to housing and demographic changes, and of course Uber ...

How Will Commercial Building Managers Budget for the Unknowable?

How Will Commercial Building Managers Budget for the Unknowable?

It’s hard to find a kind of housing less loved by the planning world than sprawling cookie-cutter single family subdivisions. Conversely, somewhere higher on the list would be ...