Study: San Diego Drivers Have 30 Times Greater Job Access Than Transit Riders

NPR San Diego affiliate KPBS-FM featured research by Marlon Boarnet of the USC Price School on the number of job opportunities for low-income individuals who have access to and from public transit access points. The researchers found that residents of low-income neighborhoods in San Diego with cars have 30 times greater job opportunities compared to those that need to walk to public transit. Boarnet and his colleagues also found that driving or biking to a transit station more than doubled the number of jobs an individual could access with a 30-minute commute.

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