POLL: Americans Widely Favor Transit over New Roads

ICYMI: Americans continue to prefer investments in transit over building costly new roads.


A recent poll from ABC News and the Washington Post finds that when presented with the choice, Americans would rather spend transportation resources expanding transit than widening roads. Of course, where you lived matters: Urbanites (61%) and suburbanites (52%) were most likely to prefer transit spending, but even half of rural residents (49%) showed some preference for public transportation.

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