Transit Use Hits Record

Use of public transit in the United States hit a new high in 2013, marking the greatest use since 1956, according to a report by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and reported in The New York Times by Jon Hurdle (March 10).  The report covers trips by buses, trains, and subways; 10.65 billion individual trips were taken on public transit during 2013, the report said.   This was a slight increase over the previous recent record of 10.59 billion trips, set in 2008.

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