Past Recession Data Previews Deep Transit Cuts

Research Scholar Eric Goldwyn was quoted in a Bloomberg CityLab article on the impact of service cuts on transit systems. Goldwyn on the importance of transit, particularly for low-income people, immigrants, and people of color amid the pandemic:

Given the demographics of transit ridership, that disparity is a warning for policymakers grappling with how city buses and trains fits into the pandemic’s fallout. If you want that recovery to happen at all scales, you have to be able to help people move across the board.

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