Recommendations for the Federal Transit Administration's Capital Investment Grant Program
The Capital Investment Grants program should focus on improving service on heavily-used lines, expanding access to jobs and amenities, and increasing multimodal accessibility.
A Decade of Transit Investments, Quantified
Yonah Freemark gives less-than-stellar marks for the transit investments of U.S. cities in the 2010s.
MARTA Launches Station Overhaul, Calls For $100B Transit Investment
CEO and General Manager Jeffrey Park urged a "moonshot for transit" to keep up with population growth over the next 40 years.
Op-Ed: More MARTA Should Mean Less Poverty
With $2.5 billion in new transit funding generated by a half-cent sales tax, Atlanta has choices about the future of its public transit systems. One advocate says investments should target economic mobility for low-income communities.
Transit Debate Coming to a Head Soon in Miami-Dade
A new network of buses, designed with the bus priority features, has been proposed in Miami. The catch: it would come at the expense of a promised rail extension program.
Atlanta Suburbs Reconsidering Public Transit
A sweeping set of bill approved by the State legislature could pave the way for a "transformational" investment in public transit throughout the Atlanta region.
Evaluating Two Years of Transit Investment in Seattle
Two funding sources for transit investments approved by Seattle voters in 2014 are paying dividends in 2017 in the form of improved, expanded service.
San Francisco's Muni Has a New $21 Billion, 20-Year Capital Plan
Some surprises and lots of blue-sky thinking are revealed in the new capital plan for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.
Miami Mayor Rescinds Rail Investment Promises
Mayor Gimenez is citing frugality as the reason behind a decision that favors bus rapid transit over an earlier proposal for new rail lines.
Debating the Local-Federal Transit Funding Mix
Devolution—or the end of federal funding for local or regional transit projects—is back on the table, thanks to the Trump Administration. Articles in two prominent media outlets debate the idea.
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