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07/07/2020

Sen. Markey & Rep. Pressley Introduce Fare-Free Transit Legislation
Public Policy


Public transit is an essential public good, something that has become even more evident during the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing essential workers to continue to get to...




06/25/2020

Executive Spotlight: Elham Shirazi, e-planning
Member Spotlight


e-planning has been providing consulting services to regions and employers on all resources related to teleworking and alternative work schedules.  The “e” in e-planning refers to...




06/25/2020

Getting to Know: Joseph Yawn, Atlanta Regional Commission
Member Spotlight


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I started my transportation planning career in Hattiesburg, Mississippi with a small MPO housed under the City of Hattiesburg.  I later had an opportunity to...



06/25/2020

Students Develop New Visual Transit Tool During COVID-19
General News


Eric Burdette and John Larson-Friend are both graduate students at the University of Oregon in the School of Planning, Public Policy, and Management. In April of 2020, both Eric and John applied for project-based scholarships with the Transportation Research Group, a group of professors and students hosted within...




06/09/2020

CDC Updates Guidance to Include Micromobility Safety Recommendations
General News


Over the past two weekends, and after feedback from ACT and other transportation groups and transit agencies, that their initial guidance recommending all commuters drive alone to work was not practical, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has...




06/04/2020

US House Introduces INVEST in America Act
Public Policy


Yesterday, the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure released the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act. The INVEST in America Act, enables the...




06/02/2020

CDC Adjusts Guidance for Commuters
General News





05/29/2020

ACT Response to Guidance from the Centers for Disease Control
General News


The Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) has reviewed the guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). While we...




05/28/2020

Getting to Know: Ariadne Scott, Stanford University
Member Spotlight


In her role at Stanford Transportation, Ariadne Scott serves as the Assistant Director of Active Mobility and is responsible for the Bicycle Program on...




05/27/2020

Executive Spotlight: Robin Mack, Mack Global
Member Spotlight


Mack Global is a complete telework solutions provider offering consulting services on telework program implementation and expansion.







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