Low Income, Public Transit, and Mobility

@inproceedings{Giuliano2005LowIP,
  title={Low Income, Public Transit, and Mobility},
  author={Genevieve Giuliano},
  year={2005}
}
A fundamental justification for transit subsidies in the United States is to provide a basic level of mobility to all persons, especially the transportation disadvantaged: those who are either unwilling or unable to drive or who do not have access to a car. Yet even among the disadvantaged, most travel is by private vehicle. This paper examines the role of transit in the daily travel patterns of low-income households. Public transit is used for only a small portion of travel, and those who use… CONTINUE READING

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