Transit has traditionally provided a public good in Canadian communities, including affordable transportation and congestion reduction. But the community benefits associated with transit are becoming more diverse thanks to new studies and research. These include economic benefits, like increased access to economic opportunities, as well as social benefits such as accessibility and public health. Exploring and understanding these and other community benefits is key to properly communicating the impact that a transit service has on a community.
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- CUTA Issue Paper 48 - Public Transit: Building Healthy Communities
- Webinar: Urban Transportation, A Question of Health, the Case of Montreal - Montreal Public Health Department
- Webinar: Making the Health Connection - How Greater Manchester is bringing together Health and Transport
- Transit Vision 2040
- Canadian Ridership Trends Research Project