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Understanding Mobility: Why Transit Operators Must Lead the Way
How Public Transit Agencies Can Act on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill
Infrastructure Plan: All Roads Lead to Congress

Infrastructure Plan: All Roads Lead to Congress

As President Biden’s American Jobs Plan nears its first votes in Congress, the transit sector waits with bated breath to see what the infrastructure plan will mean for it.

July 28, 2021

How to Reduce Copper Theft and Incidents on Rail Lines

How to Reduce Copper Theft and Incidents on Rail Lines

The cost of copper was around $2.50 a pound in mid-June. While that might not sound like a lot of money, when you have hundreds of feet of copper wire, you’re talking about thousands of dollars or more. Transit systems, which utilize copper in wiring, are the latest target for thieves looking to make some easy cash.

August 19, 2015

How Streetcars are Meeting the Needs of Modern Cities
Making Transit America’s First Choice

Making Transit America’s First Choice

Opportunities can feel few and far between these days, which is exactly why the U.S. must seize the one it was recently handed: a rare chance to give public transportation the makeover that current passengers have long demanded and that which there is a latent demand for by potential passengers.

November 10, 2021

How National Branding Could Boost Transit's Image

How National Branding Could Boost Transit's Image

What if every single city or state had their own way of managing traffic with versions of solid/dotted/colored lines, sign shapes, and signal lights, and none of them followed a standard convention? As we consider many aspects of public transportation across the country, this scenario is somewhat the reality.

July 21, 2020

How to Remain Consistent with Bus Operator Training During Trying Times
Transit Agency Fleets Save Millions by Switching to Propane
Transporting E-bikes: 4 Tips to Ensure a Safe and Efficient Ride
For Transit, Owning the MaaS Customer Will Hinge on Owning the Back End

For Transit, Owning the MaaS Customer Will Hinge on Owning the Back End

Following a pandemic-driven lull, interest in pursuing MaaS among transit agencies is taking off, and for good reason. The case for providing users access to a vivid spectrum of transportation options in a single app is compelling on grounds that range from cost and convenience to urban livability and environmental sustainability. But how do we get there?

November 17, 2021

How high-tech tools can help improve transit access and accessibility
Understanding how customers feel about paratransit will help us fix it
Concrete solutions to transit projects' carbon pollution

Concrete solutions to transit projects' carbon pollution

Big transit projects often cite reduced carbon pollution as a main selling point to the public. But to take environmental stewardship to the next level, we should look past tailpipes and smokestacks and focus our attention on what goes into these civil engineering marvels. Namely, a lot of concrete.

November 27, 2013

Convincing Customers to Ditch their Cars for Public Transportation

Convincing Customers to Ditch their Cars for Public Transportation

The state of public transportation in the U.S. is painfully subpar when compared to the rest of the developed world. This begs the question: Why can’t we have that here in the U.S.? To answer that, we must examine what a public transit experience should look like to convince customers to ditch their cars for the bus, train,

October 20, 2021

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