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Why public transit can be good for business, even in the auto-oriented Sunbelt

Credit, Kevin (2017) Why public transit can be good for business, even in the auto-oriented Sunbelt. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (25 Oct 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Rail transport is expensive for cities to build and maintain, but many cities have gotten around this by building light rail systems in recent decades. In new research, Kevin Credit examines how businesses are affected by new light rail transit systems. He finds that areas within one mile of stations have nearly 30 percent more retail businesses, 40 percent more ...

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2017 16:03
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 06:39
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/85439

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