Transit

Making the Case for Transit: WMATA Regional Benefits of Transit (WMATA, 2011)

A November, 2011 report from Washington, DC makes the case for why transit is important to the region, and imagines what it would look like without transit. The WMATA web site gives a brief overview, and the full technical report can be downloaded.

Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) and Employment (CTOD, 2011)

An exploration of the relationship between transit and job concentrations in evolving regions, in order to emphasize the importance of the destination side of the trip for both transit operations and land use planning in station areas. Download TOD and Employment

Missed Opportunity: Transit and Jobs in Metropolitan America (Brookings, 2011)

An analysis of data from 371 transit providers in the nation’s 100 largest metropolitan areas describing the accessibility of jobs via transit for urban and suburban residents of varying incomes and job skill levels. Download Transit and Jobs analysis