Years ago, general wisdom held that transit systems must bring people into a city’s central business district. The idea was to create a corridor from home to job. But the idea and the systems remained long after jobs left the city center.
"Biking Saves Americans $ 4.6 Billion Per Year" This article cites: Sierra Club Fact Sheet "Pedaling to Prosperity;" BTS 2012 Pocket Guide to Transportation; and a paper in Transportation Research Record no.1578 (1997)
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