Here is why the trains come first, and then the quiet, safe, separately ventilated apartments and office buildings:
The fact that Vancouver transit has posted such strong gains in the absence of Uber and Lyft undercuts those companies’ claims about reducing car usage in major cities. But it also shows that the formula for rising ridership isn’t that complicated: Providing ample service while clustering development around good transit will yield results.
So, it turns out that even up in the cold north, folks use mass transit, when it is available with decent service. The US could take some lessons from our northern neighbors…
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