Confessions of Transit Nerds

December 13, 2023 by Elaine Ferrell

We admit it—we are transit nerds. And we confess that 2023 was a great year to engage in our transit nerdery. We’re excited we had numerous opportunities to share our expertise and learn from others at various conferences throughout the year across the country.

Is Zero a Fair Transit Fare?

July 25, 2023 by Russell Pildes

What makes a fair fare? (Try saying that ten times fast…) Foursquare ITP last covered zero-fare transit in August 2021. While the concept of “going fare free” was not new at that time, it was still making its way out of policy debates and into pilot programs.

Transit à la français

June 20, 2023 by Alanna McKeeman

I was lucky enough to take a five-day getaway with my spouse to Paris earlier this year. The weather was chilly but thankfully sunny, and we were able to explore various parts of the city.

Transit of the Future: Public Transportation in Science Fiction

March 21, 2023 by Sam McCormally

Spaceships get all the attention, but it occurred to me recently that the cities of science fiction tend to have unusually robust public transportation systems.

Foursquare ITP’s Data Tool is the People’s Choice!

February 22, 2023 by Wylie Timmerman

We’re the “People’s Choice”! At the 2023 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Customer Segmentation project team won the People’s Choice award at the Transit Data Challenge workshop.