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Between Two Futures: How Can Transit Investment be a Tool for Equity?

Transit systems around the country are struggling to maintain vital services in these unprecedented times. How are transportation leaders using the equity lens to make critical investment and policy decisions? Join us as we talk with leaders of transit systems in Delaware, Columbus (OH), Las Vegas, and Philadelphia.

Moderator:
Shailen Bhatt, President and CEO, ITS America

Speakers:
M.J. Maynard, Chief Executive Officer, Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada
Joanna M. Pinkerton, President/CEO, Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA)
Leslie Richards, General Manager, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)
Veronica Vanterpool, Chief Innovation Officer, Delaware Transit Corporation


Just say yes to “Zero Fare” transit

KCATA CEO Robbie Makinen has been making waves with a proposal to eliminate the fare on local bus routes as a way to increase ridership and provide a more equitable transportation system.

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KCTV5: KCATA looking to make bus services free

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