Study: ‘Sharing’ Services Boost Transit

Governing – March 22, 2016

Transit systems should be encouraged, rather than threatened, by the proliferation of transportation choices, according to a new report issued by the American Public Transportation Association. Released last week, the report determined that the people who depend most heavily on shared modes of transportation — including ride-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft, bike sharing, and car-sharing services like ZipCar and Car2Go — are also more likely to rely on public transit.

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