A new study concludes that many U.S. cities would realize multiple economic, social and environmental benefits, especially over the long term, by investing in rail transit. The report considers best practices for evaluating transit benefits and observes that many criticisms of rail transit investments are based on inaccurate analysis.
[Editor's note: This page includes a link to the executive summary of the study in PDF format (253 KB). The full report is available at www.vtpi.org/railben.pdf]
Thanks to Deborah Myerson