The chart above give you snapshot into just how much of our federal transportation dollars are split between highway, air, transit and intercity passenger rail. *
Do our transportation investments reflect the rapidly increasing demand for buses and trains?
Here are the trends:
- The amount of driving per person in the U.S. has fallen 7.5 percent since 2004, according to a new report by USPIRG:
- Train ridership continues to break records, according to Amtrak.
- Bus ridership is at its second highest level since 1957, even with little-to-no service in some areas, according to the U.S. Public Transportation Association.