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Making Transit Work
Making Transit Work
Report Number: R-257
This is a very readable report prepared for policy makers searching for ways to boost public transit use in U.S. urban areas and wishing to know what can be learned form the experiences of Canada and Western Europe. With few exceptions, public transit has a more prominent role in Canada and Western Europe that in the U.S. This report reviews policies and practices, and the historical , political, and economic circumstances that have influenced them. The comparison provides insight into why public transit is used more in Western Europe and Canada, as well as ideas on how to increase ridership in the U.S.

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