Inequitable Public Transit: A Detriment to Community Health

June 07, 2021

Health is everything. If that wasn’t clear before, then the COVID-19 pandemic made it crystal. The absence of a healthy body and mind robs people of life’s greatest joys. 

A New Philosophy on Transit Planning and Design

May 26, 2021

We started Planning & Design Services with a simple notion: to build a genuine, supportive partnership with our clients that helps them address the unique mobility problems in their communities.

The New Transit: Unifying Fixed-Route and On-Demand Services

May 19, 2021

The past 50 years for transit innovation have been relatively stagnant. Community development in the United States since World War II is best defined with two words: urban sprawl. Streets, houses, and commercial buildings are constructed with car...

The Convenience of Asynchronicity Has Us Out of Sync

May 18, 2021

Prior to my kids learning from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, I had never heard of asynchronous learning: a term used to define learning that happens at different times for different students, enabling them to design a learning schedule that...

The Definitive Glossary of Transit Terms

May 17, 2021

As with most industries these days, transit is evolving. Technologies are emerging, new mobility options are becoming available, and people are moving more freely than ever before. From bikeshares to buses, to scooters and autonomous vehicles, it...

Four Challenges Facing the Transit Industry in 2021 (and How to Address Them)

May 12, 2021

Public transportation is an essential part of the economic and social development within communities. 

Use Data as the Catalyst for Your Transit Agency’s COVID-19 Recovery

May 05, 2021

Across the country, we are seeing businesses open their doors, foot traffic filling up downtown sidewalks, and communities reuniting after far too many months apart. Recovery, better yet, healing, is happening for all of us.

A Salute to Our Veterans on National Military Appreciation Month

May 04, 2021

May is National Military Appreciation Month—a time of appreciation for the United States military personnel, past and present, who serve our country.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Paratransit

April 30, 2021

If you’re not familiar with Paratransit, you should be. As a special transportation service for people with disabilities, Paratransit is often provided as a supplement to fixed-route bus and rail systems by public transit agencies. These...

What is GTFS why does it matter to public transit?

April 04, 2021
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