Public Transportation

Transit Lifestyle

 
  • To get around, Millennials are increasingly becoming multi-modal and moving to communities that provide robust public transportation options.
  • Sixty-two percent of millennials said they would prefer to live in an area described as having a mix of single family houses, apartments and condominiums, with stores, restaurants, libraries, schools and access to public transportation nearby, than in a sprawl-style neighborhood.
    • Americans In 2017, Americans took 10.1 billion trips on public transportation.
    •  Since 1995, public transportation ridership increased by 30% - a growth rate higher than the 22% increase in the U.S. population
    • Across the country, public support for public transportation investment and expansion is strong. In 2017, voters approved nearly 90% of ballot initiatives that included funding for public transportation.
    • Public transportation's overall effects save the United States 4.2 billion gallons of gasoline annually.
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