7 major themes and takeaways from APTA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and EXPO

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Photo: Business Wire While public transportation agencies across the country sent their best and brightest to Atlanta, the weather failed to get the memo. And yet, despite torrential downpours and tropical storm-like conditions, this year’s APTA turned out an incredible number of transit advocates, agencies, consultants, and more! In light of APTA’s focus on safety, resources, workforce development, demographic shifts, … Read More

3 reasons public transit agencies should care about sustainability

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Back in April 2016, we published a post explaining how public transit impacts sustainability, but what about the other end of that question: Why should transit agencies aim for sustainable practices? Here’s a hint: It has practically nothing to do with saving the environment. It sounds crazy, right? But, the truth is that, while a transit agency might not be … Read More

6 ways to future-proof your transit agency

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3 transit industry experts. 12 questions. 6 key takeaways It’s easy to talk about the future of transit like it’s a far off reality. In truth, advancements in technology, changing ridership needs, and new legislation are altering the public transportation landscape. What you project as next year’s concern may quickly become (another) current need. So, how do you tackle your … Read More

What’s missing from Tesla’s new public transport plan

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Elon Musk recently released part two of his master plan for Tesla. And predictably, especially for those who have seen Musk’s ability to tackle society’s largest problems, it’s causing some excitement. There’s a lot to love about the new plan. But one of Musk’s new key objectives could actually worsen the very problems he’s trying to solve: his declaration that autonomous buses of … Read More