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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