Thursday, October 28, 2021

Senate Republicans’ small funding proposal is a roadmap to nowhere

Last week, Senate Republicans released an infrastructure proposal in response to President Biden’s American Jobs Plan. Not only did Republicans cut public transit funding...

How the Biden administration can make immediate strides on climate and racial equity

The spread of COVID-19 has sent the United States plummeting into an unprecedented national crisis, but it has also illuminated the path forward. Smart...

State safety targets show need for Congress to further prioritize safety

The following blog post is co-authored and published in partnership with the League of American Bicyclists, a national non-profit advocating to make cycling accessible...

House transportation bill goes big on climate

House transportation leaders introduced legislation to update our national transportation program to address climate, equity, safety and public health. Climate advocates and climate leaders on...

CDC quietly revises their guidance to encourage people to use transit safely

Two weekends ago the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention quietly revised their guidance for using public transportation after an outpouring of criticism from Transportation...

Reaching Higher

Thanks a Billion! CapMetro reached a huge milestone in January: 1 billion rides! Our mission is to connect people and communities to jobs and opportunities, and...

Llegando Mas Alta

¡Mil Millones de Gracias! CapMetro alcanzó una enorme meta en enero: ¡Mil millones de viajes! Nuestro objetivo es conectar a los usuarios y a las comunidades...

Latest articles

Cycling Is Booming and Not Just Where You Think

For many years, cycling has been overlooked as a viable transportation option outside of a few European cities. However, this perspective is finally starting...

Want to save the climate? Start by funding transit operations

The current trend of more driving will make it harder for us to reach our emissions goals. Making public transit a more convenient and...

More highways, more driving, more emissions: Explaining “induced demand”

Even if we hit the most ambitious targets for changing our cars and trucks over to electric vehicles, we will fail to meaningfully reduce...

New calculator shows how highway expansions increase traffic

The SHIFT Calculator provides transparency about new traffic created by highway widening and expansion so transportation agencies can make smarter, more sustainable transportation investments. A...