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Transit Benefits

January 4, 2016, 11am PST
Commuters working in New York City and Washington, D.C. will now enjoy transit tickets and passes purchased using pre-tax income.
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July 16, 2015, 8am PDT
A new Mineta Transportation Institute study finds significant, measurable net benefits from U.S. public transit services.
Mineta Transportation Institute
June 26, 2014, 9am PDT
A new study finds that Salt Lake City's TRAX light-rail system significantly reduces traffic on parallel roadways. It estimates that a LRT line reduces daily from 44,000 (if it did not exist) to 22,300 (what actually occurs) on one arterial.
Effect of Light-Rail Transit on Traffic in a Travel Corridor