Public transportation plays a significant role in finding smart solutions to the challenges facing America today.
An increased use of public transportation can lead to improved health and a better quality of life.
Public transportation users are more likely to meet recommended exercise goals when Americans use public transportation, they walk more. Walking increases fitness levels, leading to healthier citizens and less strain on the health care system.
People in households with access to transit drive an average of 4,400 fewer miles annually, compared to those in similar households with no access to public transportation.