Articles About Light Rail

Author:
Mark McDowell
Posted:
07.02.2012

Public Transport Booms in the Recession

Soaring gas prices lured Americans out of their cars and onto public transportation, adding up to a five percent increase in ridership in the first three months of 2012, the most significant 1st quarter increase since 1999.¬† According to the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), ¬†Americans took almost 125 million more rides on public transit […]

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
03.19.2012

Rising Gas Prices Send Americans to Mass Transit

American public transportation ridership rose 2.3 percent last year as gas prices rose to their highest-ever annual average, according to the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).¬† The 10.4 billion trips recorded last year was the highest since 2008, when gas prices hit more than $4 a gallon nationwide for seven weeks in the summer. APTA […]

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