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How do ride-sharing and bike-sharing affect transit?

Posted on by Amy Ginsburg

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New urban mobility options — ride-hailing, car-sharing, and bicycle-sharing — are changing the way people get around cities.  In a new study, reported on The Transit Wire, researchers learned that these shared services complemented public transportation, reduced auto ownership, and lowered overall transportation costs.

The study had four key findings:

  • The more people use shared modes, the more likely they are to use public transit, own fewer cars, and spend less on transportation overall.
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