• Join CFTE in Seattle for the 2017 TIC Conference!

    Join CFTE in Seattle for the 2017 TIC Conference!

    The Transit Initiatives and Communities Conference is heading to the Pacific Northwest in May 2017! TIC is the only national conference exclusively devoted to understanding transportation ballot measures and providing concrete advice on how to win. Join advocates, transit professionals, and campaign leaders in a dynamic setting to learn about strategies that succeed at the ballot box.

  • Sacramento Puts Road, Transit Improvements in Upcoming Measure

    Sacramento Puts Road, Transit Improvements in Upcoming Measure

    The Sacramento Transportation Authority (STA) has crafted what is now being called the Road Maintenance and Traffic Relief Act, or Measure B, which is slated to go before voters this November. It is backed up by a 30-year half-cent sales tax increase that would raise $3.6 billion to implement their countywide transportation improvement plan, known as SacramentoGo.

  • Raleigh Side of Research Triangle Cornering in on Transit

    Raleigh Side of Research Triangle Cornering in on Transit

    Voters in Wake County, NC, will have the opportunity this fall to support expanded transit that will connect their neighborhoods to one another and connect their county to the region.

  • Los Angeles Fighting For Transit

    Los Angeles Fighting For Transit

    Famously perceived as being one of the most car-friendly places in the world, Los Angeles is taking another go at a long term transit plan. Voters this November will consider a measure asking them to extend the current half-cent sales tax and support an additional half-cent to fund substantial transit investment and expansion.

  • Campaign Profile: BRT in Indianapolis

    Campaign Profile: BRT in Indianapolis

    This November, voters in Marion County, IN will consider a 0.25 percent increase in income taxes to fund transit improvements and new services. Check out our campaign profile to learn more!

  • Campaign Profile: Detroit and Southeast Michigan

    Campaign Profile: Detroit and Southeast Michigan

    A Light at the End of the Tunnel for Transit in the Motor City -- Voters in metro Detroit will decide this November on a 1.2 mill property tax to support the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan's master plan. Check out our campaign profile for more information on the history of transit in the region and an update on the upcoming measure and campaign!

  • Welcome to the Center for Transportation Excellence!

    Welcome to the Center for Transportation Excellence!

    CFTE is a non-partisan policy research center created to serve the needs of communities and transportation organizations nationwide. The purpose of the center is to provide support through technical assistance, research materials, strategies, and analysis on the benefits of public transportation.

  • Six Stops to Success

    Six Stops to Success

    The Center for Transportation Excellence is thrilled to partner once again with the National Alliance of Public Transportation Advocates (NAPTA) to bring you Six Stops to Success, a free webinar series designed to help transit advocates around the country share ideas and work together to promote innovative transit investment and improvements.

  • 2015 Transit Initiatives and Communities Conference- Presentations Online

    2015 Transit Initiatives and Communities Conference- Presentations Online

    Speaker presentations from the 7th TIC Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan, are now available. Click the slider to download the zip file.

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