Saturday, March 22, 2014

Transit ridership reaches 57-year high

At 10.7 billion trips, public transit ridership was at its highest in 57 years during 2013, according to a report released March 10 by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).

In the words of APTA President and CEO Michael Melaniphy, “There is a fundamental shift going on in the way we move about our communities. People in record numbers are demanding more public transit services and communities are benefiting with strong economic growth.”

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