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Brakewood Analyzes Trends in Transit Ridership

Candace Brakewood.Assistant Professor Candace Brakewood co-authored a TR News article titled “Declines in Transit Ridership.” The article analyzes recent trends in transit ridership, which has seen a decline over the last five consecutive years, identifies factors affecting ridership, and lists several key points uncovered by researchers who took a closer look at trends in individual cities.

Brakewood’s co-authors include Kari Edison Watkins, Frederick Law Olmsted Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology; Greg Erhardt, assistant professor in civil engineering at the University of Kentucky in Lexington; Simon Berrebi, principal at TheTimeKeepers in Seattle, Washington; and Brendon Hemily, principal at Hemily and Associates in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Read the article.

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