April, 2008 - Angela Cotey's Blog - Editors' Posts - MyProgressiveRailroading
    • 16 Apr 2008

    Transit rail's green effect

    The Cato Institute has released results from a recent study that says transit rail is “ineffective at reducing carbon dioxide emissions.” Because “most” transit-rail agencies supplement their systems with feeder bus services that often have low ridership, the systems still have high energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions per passenger mile, according to the study. “Only a handful...