New York Public Transit Data Summit

After the great success of our first event last month, we’ll be having a second meetup to continue the effort to make up-to-date New York public transit data easily and freely available.

This meeting will serve both as an update on the events of the past month and as a working session. There’s lots happening in this space and even more to do. So come out, lend a hand, and enjoy some free pizza and beer.


Thursday Job Market

Looking to hire a smart, qualified person for a position in transportation planning, engineering, IT, or advocacy? Post a listing on the Streetsblog Jobs Board and reach our national audience of dedicated readers. Looking for a job? Here are the current listings: Policy and Research Manager, Transportation Alternatives, NYC Transportation Alternatives is at the forefront of Vision […]

Final BRT Phase II Workshops This Week

Photo: Brad Aaron Tonight and Thursday, DOT and New York City Transit will conduct the last of their spring and summer Bus Rapid Transit Phase II workshops. The workshops are intended to allow DOT and NYCT to educate the public on Select Bus Service, and gather feedback on neighborhood transit needs, as the agencies plan […]

Talking Headways Podcast: Moneyball for Transit

Laurel Paget-Seekins joins the podcast this week to talk about her days as a transit activist in Atlanta, what Santiago, Chile, taught her about transit networks, and her current work on data collection and dissemination as the director of strategic initiatives at the MBTA in Boston. We discuss the MBTA’s data blog and dashboard, how the agency […]

This Week: Busways, Transit Apps, Bike Culture

Bike Month kicks off with the busiest week of 2010 so far. We’ve got the highlights and big events below, with rides and other fun stuff after the jump. For all the rest, check the Streetsblog calendar. Monday: Manhattan Community Board 6 meets to discuss plans for the 34th Street transitway and Select Bus Service […]