Public Transit Benefits

Saves Money

Public transportation is an affordable alternative to driving that can help individuals:

> Cut back on driving costs like parking and fuel

> Reduce household expenses, freeing up income for other needs

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Stimulates Local Economy

Well funded transportation systems can:

> Increase the local customer base for a range of services

> Increase business sales and local business centers

> Create and support jobs

> Can elevate real estate values

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Improves Environmental Quality

Decreasing the number of automobiles on the road can:

> Reduce gasoline consumption and conserve energy resources

> Reduce Greenhouse Gases Improve air quality

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Contributes to Personal Health

Public transportation enhances opportunities for:

> Personal mobility and freedom

> A more active lifestyle

> Access to health and social services for non-driving populations

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