Missing the bus
Many worry over the loss of intercity bus and train service. But local, on-demand transit service is more critical for rural mobility.
Commuter rail ridership: the long and the short haul
Commuter rail ridership: the long and short haul
Transportation investments in the Philadelphia metropolitan area: who benefits? Who pays? And what are the consequences?
In this paper, the author examines the geographic distribution of transportation investments as well as the question of who pays for the investments in the Philadelphia metropolitan area, focusing on differences between the city and its surrounding Pennsylvania suburban counties. The author presents estimates of total, per capita, and per user benefits of highway investments, as well as fees generated by highway users at the county level. The author also examines the combined highway and transit investments in the suburbs as a whole and in the city. ; There are three central findings in this ...
Is access to Center City still valuable?
The impact of capital grants on maintenance in the public sector
A study of how state and federal grants affect the maintenance policies of local mass-transit providers, showing that private owners of transit capital devote significantly greater resources to maintenance than do public owners of similar capital.
Public transit: realizing its potential
Nation of subway riders?