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Transit Testifying

By Matthew Yglesias

"Transit Testifying"

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Via Tapped, Brookings’ Robert Puentas makes the case for getting serious about transit and transit oriented development in some excellent congressional testimony that also included these graphs:

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This shows household expenditures on housing (blue) transportation (pink) and other stuff (yellow) in transit-rich neighborhoods (left), in car-dependent suburbs (right) and as a national average (center).

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