Public Transit Ridership Up

EUGENE, Ore. — A new national study reveals more people used public transportation in 2012 than in 2011. Lane Transit District says those numbers translate locally. They say there’s been a slow and steady increase in ridership in the past two years. “The younger generation, folks who are moving back to the central city and … Continue reading »

Public Transit Ridership Up 1.5% in 2012

(CNN) — Last year was a great year for public transit systems across the country. More people used public transportation in 2012 than in 2011. That’s according to new statistics from the American Public Transportation Association. Americans’ use of subways, commuter trains, light rail, trolleys and buses was up 1.5 percent last year compared to … Continue reading »