Originally posted to citylab.com on August 4, 2016 by Laura Bliss. A basic principle of finance could yield big wins for U.S. cities, according to a new policy agenda. Proportionally speaking, Americans living in poverty pay more for basic necessities. On energy bills, the poorest 20 percent of Americans spend more than seven times the share […]

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Originally posted to citylab.com on August 18, 2016 by Laura Bliss. Houston’s overnight bus network transformation in August 2015 was a transportation planner’s dream. The old hub-and-spoke system that had for decades funneled commuters downtown was straightened into a grid that cross-cuts the sprawling city, with fewer redundancies, more frequent service, and all-day, all-week service on […]

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Originally posted to citylab.com on July 12, 2016 by Laura Bliss. A new survey of 3,000 riders finds frequency, speed, and walkability are key for satisfying, effective transit. Sad but true: Not all officials who make decisions about public transit actually use public transit. That disconnect can sometimes lead cities to make transit investments in things […]

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Originally posted to citylab.com on April 5, 2016 by Laura Bliss. Not long ago, Houston’s bus service befit a version of the city out of the 1950s. Despite decades of decentralized urban growth, most bus lines still zig-zagged into one small section of the downtown core, where only 25 percent of the region’s jobs are located. […]

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Originally posted to streetsblog.net on March 24, 2016 by Angie Schmitt. Downtown Columbus, Ohio, is facing a parking crunch. But parking prices aren’t high enough in this city to make garage construction a viable private investment. Faced with this situation, a lot of cities would pour a bunch of money into a big subsidized garage or two. But […]

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The Purple Line is the second Bus Rapid Transit line to be developed as part of the Indy Connect plan. Come out to a July meeting to learn more and share your opinions. ... See MoreSee Less

IndyGo is moving transit forward! The next big project we need your input on is the Purple Line Rapid Transit. ow.ly/rFFT30cHKfa

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Here's the Hamilton County transit survey in Spanish. Please share with Spanish speakers! ptph.metroquest.com/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Johnson County, we want to hear your thoughts on transit. Take the survey: talktransitjohnson.metroquest.com/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Hamilton County: Share your thoughts on transit. Click here: talktransithamilton.metroquest.com/ ... See MoreSee Less

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If you live or work in Hamilton County, please share your opinions by taking this survey. www.indyconnect.org/the-central-indiana-transit-plan/the-hamilton-county-transit-plan/ ... See MoreSee Less

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If you live or work in Johnson County, please share your opinions on transit! talktransitjohnson.metroquest.com/ ... See MoreSee Less

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