Transit Agencies

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The North San Francisco Bay Area has lacked passenger rail for decades—but the process of hiring the staff necessary to operate the line on a daily basis has been complicated by the cost of housing in the area.
Marin Independent Journal
July 7, 2016, 9am PDT
Streetsblog USA shares insights into a new study published by the Transportation Research Board finding that most park-and-ride facilities built by transit agencies waste money and land.
Streetsblog USA
April 20, 2016, 11am PDT
Could the cancellation the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority's membership in the American Public Transportation Association be the wakeup call the transit industry needs?
TransitCenter
January 20, 2016, 1pm PST
Here's a counter-intuitive proposition for transit agencies: feed the Twitter trolls.
The Urban Edge
November 27, 2015, 9am PST
The TAPS transit agency is severely distressed, and continuing to receive bad news about its finances.
The Dallas Morning News
October 12, 2014, 1pm PDT
Transit agencies are increasingly turning to branding and advertising to improve their images. But can conservative bureaucracies embrace what it means to be "cool"? More importantly, can they attract riders?
InTransition Magazine
April 10, 2014, 1pm PDT
Boston, Washington D.C., San Francisco, and Los Angeles—all major cities that have mulled transit fare increases in recent months. Eric Jaffe examines the numbers behind the continuous need for transit agencies to raise the price of a fare.
Atlantic Cities
December 14, 2012, 7am PST
Based on five criteria, the Sierra Club has evaluated “the 50 best and worst transportation projects” in the nation, shining light on apparent fiascoes in the making, as well as progressive achievements.
D.C. Streesblog
June 11, 2012, 11am PDT
Compounding the pain caused by decreased funding from local and national sources, transit agencies across the country are haunted by "toxic pre-recession bank deals" that have them paying exorbitant borrowing costs.
Streetsblog D.C.
August 12, 2011, 5am PDT
Despite a lack of cooperation on regional transit issues, Detroit area transportation agencies can find a way to fix the region's broken system, according to a panel of officials and experts.
The Detroit Free Press
August 18, 2010, 8am PDT
<em>Streetfilms</em> offers this video about how opening up transit agency data can greatly improve urban public transit systems for riders at little or no cost to the agencies.
Streetfilms
December 11, 2009, 10am PST
Los Angeles County's transit agency has increased its marketing efforts in recent years. This piece from <em>The City Fix</em> suggests the push has been an effective tool and that other transit agencies should take note.
The City Fix
December 10, 2009, 10am PST
A new site from the people behind WalkScore shows you where to track your commute, and singles out the transit agencies who are failing to let you.
City-Go-Round