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February 7, 2013

Survey: Public transit users exercise more

The U.S. DOT’s National Household Travel Survey found that people who walked to public transit in large urban areas with a rail system were 72% more likely to transit walk 30 minutes or more per day than were those without a rail system.


May 24, 2012

APTA: 62M summer vacationers to use transit

Among travelers who will be using public transportation during their city trips, 71% said using public transportation relieves them from the worry of finding parking, while 68% believe that it is less expensive than taxis and rental cars. Sixty-seven percent will use public transportation to save money on parking and 52% responded they can save money on gas.


October 13, 2010

Survey: Americans view transit as better option than driving

Higher gas prices and convenience are the biggest factors when making public transit decisions, according to HNTB's latest America THINKS survey.


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