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Gimmie back my bus!

Ted Balaker
January 23, 2007, 1:59pm

Many planners and politicos assume that humans are hard-wired to hate buses. But economists like Daniel McFadden and Jonathan Richmond have noted that travelers care about features like reliability and speed more than whether they're riding on rails or tires. A while ago I highlighted a case in point: some Denver commuters were mighty peeved when bus routes were replaced by less convenient light rail. Now this: Article here.

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