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Public Transit Blog provides information in the areas of bus, paratransit, light rail, commuter rail, subways, waterborne passenger services, and high-speed rail. Our readers include large and small companies who plan, design, construct, finance, supply, and operate bus and rail services worldwide. Government agencies, metropolitan planning organizations, state departments of transportation, academic institutions, and trade publications are also part of our readership.

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Justice40 “benefits” could mean more emissions, worse health outcomes in disadvantaged communities

How can we ensure that investments in communities lead to safer, more convenient infrastructure for all?In President Biden’s first weeks in office, he established...

The STB is finally acting to improve freight railroads. Will it be enough?

CSX freight train passing through Bay St. Louis, Mississippi Credit: Mississippi TodayAfter years of looking the other way while deliveries suffered, the Surface Transportation...

Compact & Electrified Cities Have the Potential to Massively Reduce Emissions

The post Compact & Electrified Cities Have the Potential to Massively Reduce Emissions appeared first on Institute for Transportation and Development Policy.

How local governments can overcome delay and obstruction (part two)

Local government practitioners are often highly motivated to invest in safer street designs. But they soon encounter insurmountable barriers from the state DOT, which...