Topic : Brookings

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Report: Fares exceed operating expenses at only 2% of U.S. transit systems

Management & Operations| June 9, 2015

In general, average losses per trip are smaller for larger metro systems, while metro rail systems — including heavy rail, such as subways and elevated trains, and light rail, which operates at street level — all operate at a loss, according to the report.

High-Speed Rail Reaches a Crossroads

Rail| June 26, 2013
While projects continue to make improvements to increase speeds in key corridors, the initial federal programs put in place to fund projects are drying up, making the key question — what’s next?
Bus| July 11, 2012

Report: Most urban jobs near transit, most workers not

Some three quarters of all jobs in the nation’s 100 largest metropolitan areas are in neighborhoods with transit service, but only about a quarter of the workforce is able to get to their jobs in less than 90 minutes via mass transit.
Accessibility| August 18, 2011

Report: 700K U.S. households have no car, no access to transit

Transit systems in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston do poorest job of reaching no-car households.
Bus| May 12, 2011

Report: Honolulu named top commuter transit city

The Brookings Institution’s report reviewed commuter transit in 100 cities across the U.S. and found that nearly 70 percent of working people live in neighborhoods that offer transit service.
Bus| May 10, 2011

San Antonio’s VIA president to participate in Brookings forum

Keith T. Parker will join the forum to review an analysis of how well transit systems link workers to their jobs, examining transit routes and schedules, demographic data, and employment information from the nation’s largest metropolitan regions.

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