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August 21, 2014

Las Vegas mobility network study focuses on Strip

Between the visitors and the employees, the Strip hosts an estimated 155,000 people per square mile—a density that approaches that of Manhattan on a business day, with cars remaining the overwhelming transport option. The plan is expected within the next year and a half.


May 16, 2014

Transit investment increases U.S. growth potential, study shows

Will lead to 50,700 jobs per $1 billion invested, with 28,900 jobs per $1 billion attributed to the productivity gains enjoyed by households and businesses.


February 3, 2014

Ohio State hires firm to assess transportation needs

Will evaluate school's short- and long-term goals to align with an initiative that identifies OSU’s long-term goals and how to achieve them.


October 8, 2013

Denver RTD releases corridor study

The study team led by HNTB was contracted by RTD to provide an objective analysis of transit options for the northwest area which include commuter rail and bus rapid transit.


October 1, 2013

APTA Report: 70% of millennials go multimodal

The study shows that while car-sharing, bike-sharing, walking and car ownership will all play a part in the multi-modal network, public transportation is ranked highest as the best mode to connect to all other modes, according to 54% of millennials polled.


June 21, 2013

Chicago Transit to conduct rail study

The analysis is being performed in coordination with the Village of Oak Park, which has contributed local funding to analyze livability issues near Blue Line stations in Oak Park and in Chicago, as well as the IDOT studies in the corridor.


June 3, 2013

Study: Employer support for transit increasing in urban areas

Major American employers, such as universities, hospitals and business coalitions, are organizing and winning better public transportation in many metro areas, according to Good Jobs First, a national policy resource center for grassroots groups and public officials.


March 27, 2013

Study: HSR improves quality of urban life

Public policy and economics experts from UCLA and China’s Tsinghua University found that high-speed rail fuels real estate booms, reduces commuting times for those traveling to big cities, eases congestion in those cities and gives smaller towns more access to metropolitan hubs.


February 26, 2013

Denver RTD earns high ranking in mobility report

Denver was recently ranked among the top 40 cities in the 2012 Urban Mobility report, released by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, based on hours of delay saved because of the use of public transit. The report also concluded that public transit saved 865 million hours of delay on U.S. roads.


February 19, 2013

Study: Young Montreal residents stick with transit

Found that 43% of people from age 20 to 25 used only public transit to get to school or work in 2008, compared with just 36% in 1998. Study researchers say Montreal-area transit agencies could seize on the trend and make transit even more attractive to youth.


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