May 05 2020

Video: Most Light Rail Projects Are Costly and Inefficient

With the coronavirus wreaking havoc on America’s economy, state and local budgets will be tight for the foreseeable future. City planners hoping to optimize transit and attract talented workers will need to use funds shrewdly. A new report by Connor Harris evaluates light rail in the U.S. and suggests that most cities should avoid inefficient spending by forgoing light rail and opting for expanded bus service instead.