Can ride-sharing improve transit budgets?

A new paper, published this week by the Brookings Institute, examines how transit agencies can harness the power of ride-sharing companies, like Uber and Lyft to collaborate in providing transit services. According to the paper, this potential collaborate could result in better services for citizens and serious savings for local governments.

Read the full paper here:

How Lyft and Uber can improve transit agency budgets 


One thought on “Can ride-sharing improve transit budgets?

  1. This is a promising idea, but it is hardly a new one. I recall writing, several decades ago, about some municipalities that used taxis to supplement their transit systems during off-peak hours – saving costs for them while providing convenience for the customer.

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