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Joseph Schofer on High Gas Prices' Effect on Public Transportation

Joseph Schofer comments on the state of the nation's public transit systems now that high gas prices for other forms of transportation have increased ridership.

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July 1, 2008 | by Brendan Cosgrove

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As the price of gas continues to average above $4 per gallon in the United States, many public transit systems throughout the nation are noting an increase in ridership. Joseph Schofer is a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Northwestern University and says, however, many systems may be reaching a breaking point…
Topics: Opinion