Category: Planning


Transit Pricing

“What if BART charged the same price for every trip?” * “How much money would BART have to charge to have a 100% farebox recovery?” ** These are the sort of random questions my friends asked me in the last week without realizing I spent a whole semester of Transportation Policy class modeling those exact […]

Musings Planning

Making Transit Sexy

The second most frustrating thing at the Transportation Camp West unconference was the “Making Transit Sexy” discussion. My exasperation returned when I stumbled upon this article. “Transit-oriented everything,” said one attendee. “Fix crappy cabs,” said another. ”Public transit — sexy!” ”Fix Clipper now!” ”Multimodal transit haiku.” “What about a ‘Report a Problem’ app?” an audience member suggested. Frequent […]

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