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State and Local Transit Won in a Landslide Yesterday

On Nov 5, 2020
@MobilityLabTeam shared
"A whopping 13 out of 17 major transit measures on state and local ballots across the U.S. yesterday passed, bringing the public transportation industry’s 2020 win rate at the ballot box to a stunning 92 percent." https://t.co/u5NBSRA1hx
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And that may be *because* — not despite of — a pandemic that terrified millions of Americans off buses and trains.

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On Nov 5, 2020
@MobilityLabTeam shared
"A whopping 13 out of 17 major transit measures on state and local ballots across the U.S. yesterday passed, bringing the public transportation industry’s 2020 win rate at the ballot box to a stunning 92 percent." https://t.co/u5NBSRA1hx
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State and Local Transit Won in a Landslide Yesterday

State and Local Transit Won in a Landslide Yesterday

And that may be *because* — not despite of — a pandemic that terrified millions of Americans off buses and trains.

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., ...

$130 Million In US Grants For Zero-Emission & Low-Emission Bus Technologies

$130 Million In US Grants For Zero-Emission & Low-Emission Bus Technologies

The U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced some good news last week, support for more efficient bus fleets. More efficient means they ...

Why the US Sucks at Building Public Transit

Why the US Sucks at Building Public Transit

America is worse at building and operating public transit than nearly all of its peers. Why is that? And what can we do to fix it?

Mobility Hub Newsletter: June 11, 2020

Mobility Hub Newsletter: June 11, 2020

Today we’re announcing the launch of the COVID-19 and Mobility Resource Homepage to guide cities, transit agencies, and shared mobility operators, as they make decisions moving out of the ...

COVID-19 trends impacting the future of transportation planning and research

COVID-19 trends impacting the future of transportation planning and research

TRB Executive Director Neil Pedersen recently shared insights on how the transportation industry has been impacted by and will continue to be shaped by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) ...

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 ...

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 ...

FL: Nat Ford leads transformation of JTA

FL: Nat Ford leads transformation of JTA

Now that JTA has updated most of the existing transportation system, Ford wants to figure out how to create a more effective system using new technology to serve a revitalized Downtown and ...

UITP Awards 2019: The 15 Winners

UITP Awards 2019: The 15 Winners

Yes, the “Grammy Awards” do exist in the Public Transport business. Every two years, the UITP Awards recognize achievements in the public transport industry. The bi-annual presentation ...

RTD at 50: The freeway fight that paved the way for transit in metro Denver

RTD at 50: The freeway fight that paved the way for transit in metro Denver

A battle over a proposed highway through east Denver’s historic neighborhoods starting in 1965 set the stage for the creation of the Regional Transportation District four years later, ...

DOE, USDOT issue $5.25M in project grants to advance transit tech

DOE, USDOT issue $5.25M in project grants to advance transit tech

MIT, Utah State University and the Chattanooga (TN) Regional Transportation Authority each received $1.75 million grants to improve transit systems using "innovative vehicle technologies."

TriMet tests a new trip planner that brings together transit, ridesourcing, carsharing and bikesharing options

TriMet tests a new trip planner that brings together transit, ridesourcing, carsharing and bikesharing options

TriMet partners with Uber, SHARE NOW and BIKETOWN to give you more options to get around Getting around the Portland metro area gets easier with a new trip planning tool TriMet is testing ...