Saturday, February 24, 2024

Avoiding Derailment: The Freights First Act in Perspective

There is no denying that there are persistent issues that impact reliable freight service and the efficient delivery of goods nationwide. Yet, despite the...

Transit’s physical cliff: Climate change

California and New York State Legislatures voted to save transit from the fiscal cliff in 2023. While a win for transit can be a...

How does U.S. transit support compare to our peers?

Our Transit Report Card analyzes how states compare on transit access and support. To understand how our figures match up in the context of...

Puget Sound’s strategy to center equity in the new normal

Spurred on by COVID-19 disruptions, leaders of the Puget Sound Regional Council found a new way to allocate federal transit formula dollars. Their equity-focused...

California is hanging transit out to dry

California’s transit agencies are bracing for a fiscal cliff, a real threat facing communities nationwide. If left unresolved, it could lead to drastically reduced...

Greener Fleets: How federal dollars can supply the demand for clean transit

Image source: Proterra The Low and No Emission Vehicles (Low No) program saw a big increase in funding in America’s historic infrastructure law, but an...

Is the federal government squandering clean transit funds?

A new report shows splitting clean transit funds between zero-emission vs. low-emission is holding U.S. transit agencies back from cleaning up the bus fleet. WASHINGTON—A...

Is your state missing the bus? Evaluating state transit access and ridership

The state you live in plays a major role in the quality of transit near you. Back in February, we took a look at...

Think creatively, go bold, iterate time and again on transit

Transit serves as the sustainable mobility lifeline for people in many communities around the world. Transit also serves as the great equalizer, transporting white...

Follow the money: Where does your state stack up on supporting transit?

Even though transit service is a localized experience, the state you live in actually has a massive impact on your access to frequent, reliable...

Latest articles

Cutting Urban Emissions with Policies that Promote Alternatives to Driving

Decreasing the number of miles traveled by cars and trucks is one of the most impactful measures considered in a recent ICCT study of...

What Digitalization Means for Public Transport

Digital technology is especially valuable for informal public transport, the unregulated or semi-regulated services that carry so much travel in many of the world’s...

Nominations Are Open For The 2025 Sustainable Transport Award

Does your city or region deserve more recognition for new transport, street design, or policy improvements that increase mobility and improve quality-of-life for your...

Tell your senator, now is the time for Complete Streets!

Two new bills introduced to Congress by Senators Ed Markey and John Fetterman make Complete Streets a minimum design mandate, redefining our road design...