Category: Transportation

Research Finds Startups Cluster Around Transit

New research examines five startup hubs, two without many transitoptions, two with decent transit, and one with extensive transit, and find that public transit stops are not only useful for moving people around, but also promote job creation.

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City Leadership Should Beware Transportation FOMO

City leaders are increasingly trying untested transportation technology or wacky transit stunts to attract attention and supposedly improve the transit system, but usually these stunts are just for publicity, costly for residents, and ultimately don’t improve (or even affect) the existing transit system.

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New Tool and Metrics Can Help Cities Improve Public Transportation

Despite significant investments into public transportation, data from the American Community Survey shows that the amount of people driving alone to work isn’t decreasing in many communities.

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Hartford, CT Hopes That a New Rail Line Will Help Revitalize the Region

Economic developers, politicians, and other community leaders are hoping that Connecticut’s newest commuter rail line, The Hartford Line, will help revitalize a struggling region.

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