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10 Reasons to Stop Subsidizing Urban Transit

May 23, 2017

O'Toole provides ten reasons for the Trump administration to stop funding urban transit projects.

Among the reasons Randal O’Toole gives for the Trump administration to cease all funding for urban transit projects are:

   1. It’s the most costly transportation we have

   2. Subsidies haven’t increased ridership

   3. Few use it and fewer need it

   4. Social and environmental benefits are negligible

   5. Private transit works
Author
Randal O’Toole is a Cato Institute Senior Fellow working on urban growth, public land, and transportation issues.
rotoole@cato.org @@antiplanner