Monday, December 08, 2008

New Ridership Record Shows U.S. Still Lured to Mass Transit - washingtonpost.com

An example of getting collectively smarter – I hope the trend persists despite the temporary decline in gas prices.

Americans rode subways, buses and commuter railroads in record numbers in the third quarter of this year, even as gas prices dropped and unemployment rose. The 6.5 percent jump in transit ridership over the same period last year marks the largest quarterly increase in public transportation ridership in 25 years, according to a survey to be released today by the American Public Transportation Association.

New Ridership Record Shows U.S. Still Lured to Mass Transit - washingtonpost.com

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