Inadequate public transportation networks are hampering the economic ambitions of dozens of American cities. Robust funding for public transit can help them get back on track. A reliable, well-maintained public transportation system is now a requirement for many businesses scouting for new locations. In 2014, for example, State Farm brought 3,000 new jobs — and 8,000 total — to an Atlanta campus served by one of the city’s MARTA rail lines.
Source: Revere Journal