After an extensive search this fall, Transit for Livable Communities is thrilled to announce that Jessica Treat will be taking the helm as our next executive director on January 5!
Archive for year: 2015
Our metro-area bus system has not had a significant expansion in 10 years! This has left too many people struggling to get where they need to go, with a significant mismatch between available service and jobs. What's needed to make planned improvements a reality?
In the past year, TLC has been proud to help Hawa and other Transportation Options program participants overcome transportation challenges. Their experiences reinforce just how empowering and transformative access to good multimodal options can be.
The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris culminated in a historic, global agreement to reduce climate change. Contributing nearly a third of all greenhouse gas emissions in the US, transportation can either help us reach that goal or continue to exacerbate the problem.
Our organization has long advocated for parking reform and for recognizing the hidden subsidies for car parking. This is no exception. Despite vocal opposition, here's how parking meters could be good for area businesses and residents.
TLC is at the national Rail~Volution conference in Dallas, speaking about strategic campaigns to build support for multimodal transportation. What ideas about rethinking streets, transportation systems, and use of public space had attendees and presenters buzzing on day one?
This fall, eighteen nonprofits in the Twin Cities are being certified as Transportation Leaders through TLC's program, setting a new standard of what it means to go places in the metro—for their employees, their organizations, and the communities they serve.