The Transformation of the American Commuter
economics - operating costs, land use - transit oriented development, place - north america, place - urban, policy - equity, ridership - behaviour, ridership - commuting, ridership - mode choice
Public transportation, Demographic shifts, Urban mobility, Autonomous technology
The American commuter is no longer required to settle for private automobiles as their main way of getting around. More than three in four Americans (77%) see public transit as the backbone of a multi-transit lifestyle that includes current and future technologies such as ride-hailing (e.g. companies like Uber and Lyft), bikesharing, carsharing, autonomous vehicles (AVs) and other emerging technologies, according our new study.
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Grisby, D.C., Smith, Z., Weaver, R., Williams, M., Dickens, M., Hughes-Cromwick, M., & Villalobos, F. (2018). The Transformation of the American Commuter. The American Public Transportation Association (APTA), pp. 1-28.