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Getting to the Route of It: The Role of Governance in Regional Transit

Metropolitan regions are the economic engines of our nation and public transit is the machinery that enables the largest metropolitan areas to function, compete effectively for employers and labor, and foster innovation. The ability of transit organizations to respond to changing and expanding demands varies across the industry and is shaped to a large extent by individual governance and organizational structures. Each type of governance structure has its own implications for funding, equitable and effective service patterns, and economic growth.

Getting to the Route of It: The Role of Governance in Regional Transit looks at the issues of regional transit governance in New York and across the nation.