Transformative Transit - One Vision Plan at a Time

Thursday, November 17, 2016David Miller
Transit Vision Plans can and should be actionable blueprints for transforming the landscape of a city or region through innovative planning to help define an actionable vision. Agencies are no longer interested in unattainable transit plans that lay down every conceivable mode, from everywhere to everywhere, in an attempt to serve every potential trip. Stakeholders and the public alike are turned off by these plans because, frankly, they seem farfetched with no reasonable path from the existing state to future transit nirvana. As a result of this feedback, over the past two years, the Foursquare ITP team has taken a different approach to developing transit vision plans. ..

Strategic Stakeholder Engagement Supporting Successful Grant Management

Tuesday, November 01, 2016Michael Weinberger
The Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program was created by Congress to stimulate job growth and economic development through the funding of major transportation infrastructure and Intelligent Technology System (ITS) projects. Through a highly competitive process, the National Capital Region was awarded $58.8 million in TIGER funding to implement elements of a regional priority bus network, supported by the grant management and stakeholder coordination services provided by Foursquare ITP. ..