03 Sep '11, 3pm

Why Towns With Good Transit Options Are Recovering Faster From the Recession

Getting around by bus can be slow going in Las Vegas. Photo: time_anchor / Creative Commons . Cities and towns with good public-transit options offer more convenience for residents and are, of course, more environmentally friendly places to live. Now it also seems these places are the ones bouncing back quickest from the economic recession . Lack of access to public transportation is a major barrier keeping out-of-work people, especially those in lower-income groups, from finding jobs , according to a new report by the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program. "We knew there were pockets of households who are economically hampered by the fact that they own no car and have no access to transit, but we didn't fully understand the true scope of the problem until now," report author Adie Tomer told Wired magazine's Autopia blog. Suburbanized Employers Compound The P...

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