Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Transit Ridership up 2%!

More people rode public transportation in the first nine months of this year than last, a sign that more people are working and looking for cheaper options to get around.

With gasoline prices surging, many commuters around the country are leaving their cars at home, opting for buses and trains.

Ridership on public buses and trains increased 2% — from 7.63 billion rides to 7.76 billion, according to the American Public Transportation Association.
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