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America’s Mass Transit Ridership at Its Highest in Decades

A record number of Americans are moving into cities and, at the same time, are curbing their driving habits.  No better example than New York City. Three-point-four billion riders on New York City subways and buses a year.   This amazing number equals one-third of all mass transit trips in the United States.  Ridership is at its highest in almost 60 years in almost every American city. A commuter advocacy group, “Straphangers Campaign,” attributes it to younger...

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