Friday, May 27, 2011

Revelations From a Humdrum Transit-Fare Statistic (% riders pay for thier ride on mass transit)

Not only that, but the burden is also lighter for subway and bus riders in other American cities. Statistics kept by the Federal Transit Administration put it in the range of 20 to 45 percent in Boston, Chicago, Atlanta, Philadelphia and Washington. For New Yorkers, the percentage has risen and fallen. It soared as high as 88 percent back in 1997. 

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