Saturday, June 23, 2012

#publictransit more than pays for itself in congestion savings

The Urbanophile » Blog Archive » The Cost of Congestion, The Value of Transit: "Obviously New York is far and away the winner with 63 hours of additional delay per peak period auto commuter if its transit system were discontinued. TTI puts the value of an hour of time at $16.30, so this translates into an average of $1026.90 in dollar benefits to each and every auto commuter in greater New York City from transit. That’s not nothing."

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Monday, June 11, 2012

Why we occupy. #ows

Great Recession erased nearly 40% of family wealth - "The Great Recession took such a heavy toll on the economy that the typical American family lost nearly 40% of its wealth from 2007 to 2010, shaving the median net worth to a level not seen since the early 1990s."

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