Tag: study

Travel & Public Transit

RTA identifies costs, potential funding strategies for Metra service improvements

May 20, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

Chicago’s Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) recently completed a study of potential service improvements along Metra’s North Central Service (NCS) line and the feasibility of various funding mechanisms to support those improvements. The RTA partnered with the Village of Mundelein, the […]

Infrastructure, Travel & Public Transit

Public transit investment in large metro areas reap a better return, study finds

November 13, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

Public transportation investments in large metropolitan areas reap a better return, with more passengers adopting public transport, than those in smaller cities, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Sydney. The research analyzed data collected from […]

Travel & Public Transit

Public transit’s impact in Missouri exceeds $3.67B, study finds

October 23, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

The direct and indirect impact of public transit in Missouri this year exceeds $3.67 billion, according to the findings of a new study by Citizens for Modern Transit. The six-month study was designed to quantify the economic impact of public […]


Study: LNG as Marine Fuel Expensive Distraction for EU

June 27, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The EU’s 2014 Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive requires member states to build a comprehensive LNG infrastructure across European ports, thus paving the way for a large LNG market. However, the study finds that LNG as marine fuel would deliver, at […]


Wash. state Governor budgets $1M to study high-speed rail

February 16, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

Following up on plan floated by a private organization last year to build a high-speed rail train connecting Vancouver, Seattle, and Portland, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has set aside $1 million in his new state budget to study if that […]

Impact & Regulations

Ignition interlock laws reduce alcohol-involved fatal crashes

January 26, 2017

Via: ScienceDaily

State laws requiring ignition interlocks for all drunk driving offenders appear to reduce the number of fatal drunk driving crashes, a new study by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Colorado School of Public Health researchers suggests. The […]

Travel & Public Transit

U. of Minn. study ranks accessibility to jobs by transit in top U.S. cities

January 9, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

New research from the Accessibility Observatory at the University of Minnesota ranks 49 of the 50 largest (by population) metropolitan areas in the U.S. for connecting workers with jobs via transit. The new rankings, part of the Access Across America […]

Impact & Regulations, Travel & Public Transit

Public transit users reduce crash risk by more than 90%, APTA study says

September 9, 2016

Via: Metro Magazine

A new study released by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) shows that a person can reduce his or her chance of being in an accident by more than 90% simply by taking public transit as opposed to commuting by […]