Rising gas prices have negatively impacted most of the world by inflating the prices of many things we enjoy. However, is it possible for Transit Agencies to leverage rising gas prices? In 2012, The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) released a Policy Development and Research titled Public Transportation Protects Americans From Gas Price Volatility, centered […]
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We’ve all heard of the proverbial phrase “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.”
It’s no secret that transit agencies are
universally experiencing a bus operator shortage, and many are experiencing hiring challenges in general.
As your organization begins the process of crafting its budget, several key steps can support creating an impactful financial plan to effectively drive your agenda
As many industries continue to face the challenges caused by a nationwide labor shortage, leaders in public transit have been navigating ways to cope. The labor shortage spans both administrative and front-line employee positions. For many agencies, lower numbers of operators have hindered the ability to provide the amount of service needed daily. This is […]
Technology provides the means to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of services provided by public transportation agencies to their customers. Despite the potentially large upfront costs to implement technological advances into current systems, the improvements in customer-perceived quality, safety, efficiency of services, and cost-savings that could be produced in the long-run provides an opportunity […]
Nationally transit agencies faced a lot of challenges in 2021 as agencies began to define a new normal. In attempts to recover from the devastating impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic transit agencies began to think differently about how to provide quality transit services to essential workers and customers while dealing with operator shortages and streamlining […]
For the transit industry, the events of the past couple of weeks have been deeply influential. The signing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act has confirmed the continuation of the period of record-high funding for transit that began during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. President Biden signed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill into law […]
Immediate past chair of APTA, Dave Stackrow facilitated a panel of transit innovators at the closing session of the 2021 APTA Expo. Recognizing the urgent need for the transit industry to revolutionize the way it defines and measures success, the panel addressed how their agencies are leading the way in objectively measuring the VALUE of […]