America is falling in love with public transit

Breaking News: America really likes public transit, they really do.

Across the nation, transit ridership is experiencing a winning streak for 12 of the past 15 quarters. From July through September 2014, total U.S. trips on commuter rail, subways, buses, streetcars and trolleys topped 2.7 billion -- an increase of 1.81%.

And it's not just happening in traditionally transit-rich cities like New York and Chicago. Mass transit is rapidly growing in mid-sized cities like Cleveland, Albany, Seattle and Oakland. Even Detroit - the Motor City - is laying tracks for a streetcar and implementing its Regional Transit Authority.

Read the entire story on CNN.


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