29 Mar '16, 7pm

“Public transportation is the catalyst that attracts knowledge workers" https://t.co/41zNrCN01n

Washington, D.C. If one were to view a community as a business, a new study shows that planned public transportation investments will yield a 2 to 1 return while helping to generate income for local businesses, its workers and neighborhoods. In fact, this investment will yield more than $174 billion in business sales in the three cites examined in a new study commissioned by the American Public Transportation Association called Public Transportation’s Role in the Knowledge Economy . The study authors examined the emerging tech sectors in Silicon Beach, CA; Austin, TX; and Durham, NC and looked at public transportation’s role in enhancing access to employees and promoting entrepreneurial infrastructure. The authors noted in this research that communities across America are creating “Innovation Districts” – which are areas that include business incubators, anchor institution...

Full article: http://www.apta.com/mediacenter/pressreleases/2016/Pages/...

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