Tuesday, June 03, 2008

Higher gas prices result in higher public transit ridership

"Public transportation ridership across the nation is on a record pace this year, due largely to rising fuel costs and growing environmental concerns."

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NFTA says they have seen a nine percent jump in Metro Rail ridership and a 7 percent increase in Metro Bus ridership.

Hey, I'd ride public transportation ... if Metro Rail came to Lockport.

In fact, I wrote a column about it a couple weeks ago ...