New Video Explains UCLA Study on Transit Ridership Decline
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The experts at UCLA’s Institute of Transportation Studies have a new video out that explains their recent study on why California and L.A. transit ridership has declined recently.
The report and, especially its recommendations, are also summarized in a new infographic-laden document called Not Boarding – The Case of the Disappearing Transit Rider. UCLA ITS experts recommend several solutions, including:
- expanding bus-only lanes
- making easier integrated fare payment methods
- charging variable distance-based transit fares
- charging drivers closer to the real costs they incur, including congestion pricing and parking reform
- using zoning to foster building more multi-modal transit-friendly places