Unaffordable Fare: Cost of Public Transportation for Low-Income Commuters Working at Chicago, Illinois, Midway International Airport

@inproceedings{Nadeau2016UnaffordableFC,
  title={Unaffordable Fare: Cost of Public Transportation for Low-Income Commuters Working at Chicago, Illinois, Midway International Airport},
  author={Carey Anne Nadeau},
  year={2016}
}
For airport employers, ensuring that the many low-income people employed as baggage handlers and retail salespeople, among others, can get to work ensures the continued efficient operations of the airport and the prosperity of the regional economy. However, high and increasing costs coupled with low wages make commutes unaffordable and constrain employees’ ability to get to their jobs. By using a case study of Chicago, Illinois, Midway International Airport, this research measures the extent to… CONTINUE READING