Saturday, June 23, 2012

In congestion benefits alone, #publictransit pays for itself - Aaron Renn

Aaron M. Renn is an opinion-leading urban analyst, consultant, speaker, and writer on a mission to help America’s cities thrive and find sustainable success in the 21st century.
The Urbanophile » Blog Archive » The Cost of Congestion, The Value of Transit: " In Chicago, which is gearing up for another round of fare hikes and service cuts, the cost of congestion avoided due to public transit is about the same as the combined operating budget of all regional transit agencies. Chicago transit is effectively self-funded in terms of benefits delivered to motorists alone."

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