Above: Al's bus has the opposite problem.
Or was it? ...
... We believe, if UTA and the cities market the service properly and cut costs until ridership grows, the route eventually could require smaller subsidies and move closer to the elusive break-even point. The advantages for skiers and tourists are obvious, but UTA should better advertise the benefits to commuters of leaving the automobile home.
- Less parking, more transit a winning duo - Vancouver Sun Editorial
Cars are expensive. They are expensive to buy, expensive to drive and expensive to park, especially when land is scarce as it is in the heart of cities.
Increasingly, people who have access to good transit are deciding they can do without a car and all of its related costs.In addition, cars are losing their status with young people.
A recent study in the U.S. found the percentage of 16-year-olds who have driver’s licences fell by a third between 1983 and 2008, as what was once a near-universal rite of passage has lost some of its urgency. ...
- Gov. Snyder needs to stand up to state's transit saboteurs - Detroit Free Press Editorial
- Transit funds vital to NYC area - Newsday Editorial
- A tax to benefit transit - Durham (N.C.) Herald-Sun Editorial
- A dead end on transportation: Congress must not allow transit funding to expire - Miami Herald Editorial
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