25 Jun '18, 7pm

#CTA should integrate #ridesharing, @DePaulU study recommends:

Chicago Transit Authority's 'L' train. Photo: DePaul University-Jeff Carrion Public transit agencies should find ways to integrate with ride-sharing services for trips within Chicago, recommend researchers at DePaul University. A new study from the Chaddick Institute of Metropolitan Development finds that convenience and comfort are factors that divert passengers from public transit to ride-sharing services, including Uber and Lyft. RELATED: Mobility on Demand: The Future of Transportation “The Chicago Transit Authority can attract new riders by working with ride-sharing providers to allow consumers to mix different travel options. Right now, they must choose one or the other, and many default to ride-sharing, particularly when transit involves long walks and late-night transfers," said Joseph Schwieterman, director of the institute and a professor in the School of Public ...

Full article: http://www.metro-magazine.com/management-operations/news/...

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