Financial Times Article on Future of Public Transit

Statistics on public transit ridership wake of pandemic

UTC Director Dr. P.S. Sriraj Quoted


The outlook for public transit in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic is uncertain. In a Financial Times article re-published in the Los Angeles Times November 19, UTC Director Dr. Ps Sriraj offers commentary.
The article, written by Gregory Meyer, centers on ridership declines and funding challenges facing the New York, New Jersey and metropolitan Chicago public transit systems.
RTA Executive Director Leanne Redden is also quoted, and statistics from the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) are included.