Inland transit fares poorly connecting workers to jobs

If the fast track to economic success is linked to vibrant transit, the Inland-area is firmly planted in the slow lane, according to a new national report looking at how effectively transit linked residents with jobs.

The Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario metro area, stretching from Barstow to Temecula and east to the Coachella Valley, ranked near the bottom, 96th out of the 100 largest metro areas in a report by the Brookings Institution, a Washington research group that studies metropolitan development and federal policy.

Bus agency officials acknowledged there is room for improvement, but point to investments on the horizon — including a $191 million transit system in San Bernardino — as steps in the right direction.

via Inland transit fares poorly connecting workers to jobs | Breaking News | – Press-Enterprise.


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