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

October 23, 2019

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 transit services in the state of Missouri.

The first-of-its-kind study, commissioned in partnership with the Missouri Public Transit Association and AARP in St. Louis, was led by Robert M. Lewis, an independent consultant and assistant professor of Urban Planning & Development at Saint Louis University. Findings from the 2019 Economic Impact of Public Transit Services in the State of Missouri study included:

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