Transit Connections 2013 The Value of Transit. The Economics of Transit: Here and Around the Nation / Innovative Transit Solutions. Tom Skancke Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance. Stephen Maples University of Nevada, Reno. Andrew Austin American for Transit.
The Value of Transit
The Economics of Transit:
Here and Around the Nation / Innovative Transit Solutions
Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance
University of Nevada, Reno
American for Transit
Attracting, growing, and retaining millennials through great public transit
Who grew up in an medium sized town & in a middle class family.
Which means (like many of my peers)…
I grew up getting certificates and stickers for things that maybe should have been expected (“graduating” 4th grade and potty training anyone?)
To hear World War II stories (as teenagers and adults) directly from those who lived it…
1-Driving down (car ownership)
1-Driving down (Miles Driven)
1-Driving simply flat/ way down (per capita)
Planning hasn’t caught up!
2-Demand for Transit Soaring (ridership)
Voters are saying yes at the ballot Box
2-Polls Agree, Demand for Transit Soaring
3-Millennials are driving the increased demand for transit nationally
1-More GREAT Transit…
2- Design communities for people
3-User friend relevant Technology
4-Marketing and Communications that Speaks to Millennials
Can replace great transit and places
That is up to you!