• 2016 Election Results Here

    2016 Election Results Here

    Of the 49 transit ballot measure that went to voters on Nov. 8, 33 were successful and two remain to be called. Check out specific win/loss percentages for all of the races we were monitoring throughout Election Night here!

  • 2016 Election Press Release

    2016 Election Press Release

    So far, 70 percent of transit ballot measures that went to voters yesterday were successful. This demonstrates a continued legacy of local support for transit investment at the ballot box.

  • Post-Election Webinar: 2016 Transit Election Trends

    Post-Election Webinar: 2016 Transit Election Trends

    2016 is a historic year for transit elections, both in terms of the number of measures on the ballot nationwide and the level financial of investment voters will consider at the polls. Join us on this webinar to learn how transit ballot measures fared on the November ballot and discuss trends in campaigning and advocating for transit at the local level.

  • Campaign Profiles

    Campaign Profiles

    Interested in learning more about some of the most noteworthy transit campaigns? Check out our campaign profiles, which highlight history, ballot information, and campaign strategies for transit initiatives across the country!

  • 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.

  • 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.

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Campaign Resources

Campaign Resources

Find information and keys to running a successful campaign.

Ballot Language Library

See how other communities have crafted ballot language for their transit initiatives

Sample Campaign Materials

Check out print, TV and radio ads from successful campaigns

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Historical Trends

Historical Trends in Campaign Elections

Find more information on transportation measures and a database of specific transit initiatives arranged by year.

Interactive US Map

See all the ballot measures for one particular state.

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