Volume 13: The Case for Mass Transit
It is indisputable that in today’s increasingly urban world, a well-functioning mass transit system is essential to effectively maintain and grow a city’s economy. New York City’s vibrant metro region is just one of the many urban landscapes in America that depend on multiple modes of reliable mass transportation to thrive (MTA NYC subway and bus systems, Metro-North, LIRR, and PATH Transit). Boston’s T line likewise plays a central role in allowing Boston residents to work and play and to enjoy the many benefits that come with a booming local economy. This worldwide urbanization has necessitated timely and massive updates to many transit systems to provide reliable, affordable, and environmentally sustainable modes of transportation to our cities. As large metro areas invest in expansion of mass.