Where Transit Use Is Growing: Surprising Results

  title={Where Transit Use Is Growing: Surprising Results},
  author={Gregory Lee Thompson and Jeffrey Brown and Rupa Sharma and Samuel Scheib},
This article investigates whether transit’s fate is tied to the last vestiges of old urban forms or whether transit is finding niches in the new, largely suburban urban forms that increasingly have manifested themselves since the 1920s. The hypothesis is that most growth is in census regions with the strongest vestiges of older urban forms centered on CBDs. The hypothesis was tested by documenting how transit performance changed between 1990 and 2000 in U.S. metropolitan areas with more than… CONTINUE READING

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