In U.S. Metropolitan Regions with Population 100,000 or Greater
of jobs in the U.S. cities are within ½ mile of a transit stop.
customer households accessible to businesses within a 30 minute transit commute.
size of average block within ½ mile of a transit stop (blocks 2 to 5 acres make for better walkability).
households with no cars in U.S. cities are within ½ mile of transit.
transit trips available to an average block group per week.
transit stops are within ½ mile of an average block group in U.S. cities.
When households of all incomes can live in neighborhoods with access to transit and jobs, they have greater choices between housing units, employment opportunities, and multiple transportation options connecting the two. With that expanded choice comes a lower reliance on automobiles. As households drive less, they spend less on transportation, freeing up money for things like childcare, education, health care, conventional down payments, and savings. Through this connection to job opportunities via transit, economic mobility increases. Greenhouse gases go down. Neighborhoods become more economically and environmentally resilient.View AllTransitTM Rankings
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