Topic : public transportation usage

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Higher mass transit use associated with lower obesity rates, study says

Government Issues| May 18, 2017

Researchers controlled for a number of factors that could influence health or transportation, such as household income, poverty rate, education level, leisure physical activity and access to health care.

Taking public transportation instead of driving linked with better health

Sustainability| November 10, 2015

Commuting by public transportation is linked to a lower risk of having high blood pressure, diabetes, and overweight than commuting by car or bike.

Bus| October 24, 2014

4th person to test positive for ebola used public transportation

Dr. Craig Spencer, who returned to the U.S. from Guinea via Europe on Oct. 17, is the fourth person to test positive for the viral disease while in the U.S.
Bus| October 9, 2014

N.Y., San Francisco best cities to commute without car

The study used ranked each metro region by how long it takes people to get to work: Jobs that can be reached within 10 minutes are worth more than those accessible with 20 minutes, and so on, up to 60 minutes.
Accessibility| August 15, 2014

APTA: Public transportation users save $10,064 annually

The savings are based on the cost of commuting by public transportation compared to the cost of owning and driving a vehicle, which includes the average national gas price of $3.47 per gallon.
Accessibility| August 1, 2014

Report: Seniors unlikely to use public transportation

Findings revealed those 60 and older were less likely to use public transportation for five or more days within the last week when compared to those who were between the ages of 18 to 29, citing perceptions of speeding traffic and high crime, according to the report.
Bus| March 21, 2014

APTA: Public transportation users save $10,103 annually

Transit Savings Report examines how an individual in a two-person household can save money by taking public transportation and living with one less car.

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