Cities that are jumping on transit are glad they did. Transit attracts "environmentally conscious, outgoing people, largely in their 30s and 40s, who are open to taking transit but find the service inconvenient or inadequate," a 2014 national poll found. "Policymakers and transit providers could most easily increase transit ridership by focusing on this group."
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A new report finds that jobs in "waste mining” and investments in public transit systems would be as effective as traditional workforce development and job creation strategies in Akron, Detroit, and eight other cities that might include the green economy in poverty reduction goals.
Cleveland’s Blue Line Rapid is featured in a new report, “Livable Transit Corridors: Methods, Metrics, and Strategies” from the Federal Transit Administration and the National Academy of Sciences, a highly respected research facility.
Active transportation, writes the Ohio Department of Transportation, is: "Human-powered transportation that engages people in healthy physical activity while they travel from place to place. People walking, bicycling, using strollers, wheelchairs/mobility devices, skateboarding, and rollerblading are engaged in active transportation. Active transportation supports transit use, since many people reach transit stops using active travel modes. The benefits of active transportation include reducing health risks...
We've heard it argued that transit embodies the Conservative ideal. It is certainly fiscally constrained and a more efficient use of scarce public resources than investing in single-occupant vehicles. Don't take our word for it. That was the central theme in a report penned by Paul Weyrich, "father" of the right-wing movement and co-founder of the Heritage Foundation and William...
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