As keen readers of this blog or my twitter feed know, the Accessibility Observatory released Access Across America: Transit 2014 this week, with an official University of Minnesota Press Release and Maps. This post links to third party coverage and interpretation of the report.
- Jacob Anbinder @RealClearPolicy: New York: Best Mass Transit in the Country?
- Emily Badger @ Washington Post WonkBlog: Mapped: How public transit changes your job prospects.
- John Benjamin @ Urbanful: A new breed of “heat map” shows what cities get you to work fastest
- James Brasuell @ Planetizen: Study Compares Job Access by Transit in 46 U.S. Metropolitan Areas
- Susan Bregman @ The Transit Wire: Researchers measure transit access to jobs.
- Alex Davies @ Wired: America’s 10 Best Cities for Commuting on Public Transit.
- Eric Jaffe @ City Lab: The Carless Commute Ranking to End All Carless Commute Rankings.
- Chris McCahill @ State Smart Transportation Initiative: Report ranks metropolitan areas by transit accessibility
- Randal O’Toole @ The Antiplanner: Irrelevance Across America.
- Robert Poole @ Reason Foundation – Surface Transportation News: New Findings on Access to Jobs via Transit.
- Angie Schmitt @StreetsBlog: The 10 Best and Worst Cities to Catch a Bus to Work.
- Lisa Schweitzer @ Urban Ethics and Theory: David Levinson’s metro job accessibility report is out, and it’s vital for planners interested in transit.
- Alissa Walker @ Gizmodo: The 10 Best American Cities for Riding Transit To Work.
- Jarrett Walker @ Human Transit: Access across America!
- Michael Theis @ Austin Business Journal: Austin businesses among least transit-accessible in nation.
- Yonah Freemark @ Crain’s Chicago Business: Before you complain about the CTA again, read this.
- Jason Williams @ Cincinnati.com: Study: Region offers poor transit access to jobs.
- Phil Tenser @ 7News: Denver ranked 9th for access to jobs by public transit.
- Dug Begley: The Highwayman @ Houston Chronicle: Despite complaints, Houston best Texas city for transit access.
- Bianca Barragan @ Curbed: LA is the Third Best US City For Public Transit Commuting.
- Steve Hymon: Metro’s The Source: Transportation headlines, Oct. 8: L.A. ranks 3rd on jobs near transit, study says.
- Jacob Ryan @ WFPL: Louisville Ranks 36th In Accessibility to Jobs by Public Transit, Study Says.
Minneapolis – St. Paul
- Bob Collins @ MPR NewsCut: New study measures value of commuting transit.
- Cali Owens @ Minnesota’s Finance and Commerce: U of M research ranks job access by transit.
- Eric Roper @ Star-Tribune’s MPLS blog: MAP: The best places to be a Twin Cities transit commuter.
- Aaron Rupar @ CityPages: Mass Transit Study Ranks Twin Cities 13th, but Doesn’t Include Green Line.
- Editorial Board @ Minnesota Daily Metro can do better in transit.
- Shari Rose @ The Arizona Republic: Phoenix ranks No. 19 most accessible to jobs by transit.
- Joseph Rose @ The Oregonian: Portland public transit nation’s 11th best.
- Vianna Davila @ San Antonio Express-News: Want to reach your job using the bus? Set aside an hour.
- Sean Keeley @ Curbed: Seattle is the 8th Best U.S. City For Public Transit Commuting.
- Robert Trigaux @ Tampa Bay Times: Perspective: Getting from home to work.
- Brian Warmoth @ In the Capital: DC’s Transit System Was Ranked No. 4 in the U.S. for One Big Reason