More Transit = More Jobs Media Coverage

NATIONAL
Washington Post – Group: Fund transit to create jobs
Katherine Shaver
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/09/02/AR2010090205464.html

Huffington Post -- In The Public Interest: More Jobs for the Same Money
Phineas Baxandall
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/phineas-baxandall/iin-the-public-interesti_b_703922.html

Next American City - If Transit Investment Produces Jobs, Why Isn’t There More of It?
Yonah Freemark
http://americancity.org/columns/entry/2582/

Infrastructurist -- Rep. Blumenauer Responds to Obama's Infrastructure Proposals
Rep. Earl Blumenauer 

AltTransport -- Public Transit Projects Create More Jobs than Highways
Ami Chiola
http://alttransport.com/2010/09/public-transit-projects-create-more-jobs-than-highways/

Metro Magazine (APTA) -- Report: More transit means more jobs vs. highway projects
http://www.metro-magazine.com/News/Story/2010/09/Report-More-transit-means-more-jobs-vs-highway-projects.aspx

StreetsBlog -- Report: Investing in Transit Could Create 180,000 Jobs, for Free
Noah Kazis
http://www.streetsblog.org/2010/09/03/new-report-investing-in-transit-could-create-180000-jobs-for-free/

Switchboard (Natural Resources Defense Council) -- Job creation through smart land use & transportation
Kaid Benfield
http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/kbenfield/job_creation_through_smart_lan.html

Progressive Railroading -- Group lobbies for increased transit funding to create jobs
http://www.progressiverailroading.com/news/article.asp?id=24245

The City Fix - The City Fix Pix, Sep. 3
http://thecityfix.com/thecityfix-picks-september-3-public-transit-creates-jobs-china-buys-more-cars-men-waste-fuel/

Planetizen - Shifting Federal Transportation Dollars to Create More Jobs
http://www.planetizen.com/node/45870

YubaNet – Public Transit Projects Create More Jobs than Highways
U.S. Public Interest Research Group
 
CommonDreams – Public Transit Projects Create More Jobs than Highways
Dan Smith
 
Progressive States Network - Obama's $50 Billion Infrastructure Job Program Could Increase Impact with Focus on Funding Local Transit

 

FavStocks - TEN's ʺMore Transit = More Jobsʺ report reveals transit's job-creation potential
Sean Barry
 
Planet Green - Investing in Transit Creates More Jobs than Road Investments
Michael Graham Richard
 
ASHEVILLE, NC
Get There Asheville - Chris Dixon's Answers

 

ATLANTA, GA
WABE/Atlanta - 20k + More Jobs Created By Transit, Study Finds
Jim Michael-Burress
http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wabe/news.newsmain/article/1/0/1696169/Atlanta./20k..and..More.Jobs.Created.By.Transit..Study.Finds


BUFFALO, NY
Buffalo News – Local Groups Urge Boosting Funding for Mass Transit
http://www.buffalonews.com/city/communities/buffalo/article180443.ece


EAU CLAIRE, WI
WEAU Wisconsin – New study says more public transportation means more area jobs
Chris Baylor
http://www.weau.com/home/headlines/102106784.html


HONOLULU, HI
Honolulu Star Advertiser - Group urges Lingle to clear rail transit
Gene Park
http://www.staradvertiser.com/news/hawaiinews/20100903_Group_urges_Lingle_to_clear_rail_transit.html

KPUA/AP (Honolulu Public Radio/Associated Press) -- State awards contract for rail economic analysis
http://www.kpua.net/news.php?id=20945


INDIANAPOLIS, IN
WRTV News - Study: Public Transit Creates More Jobs Than Highways
http://www.theindychannel.com/news/24913700/detail.html


MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN
Daily Planet - Twin Cities ranks low in public transit funding
Riordan Frost
 

NEW YORK CITY, NY
Second Ave. Sagas - Public transit investment paces job creation
Benjamin Kabak
http://secondavenuesagas.com/2010/09/03/public-transit-investment-paces-job-creation/

OAKLAND, CA
Central Valley Business Times - Public transit projects create more jobs than highway projects
http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.com/stories/001/?ID=16219


ST. LOUIS, MO
St. Louis Post-Dispatch -- St. Louis Lags in Transit Spending
Ken Leiser
http://www.stltoday.com/news/traffic/along-for-the-ride/article_ff7437ee-b6c8-11df-bd04-00127992bc8b.html

KWMU St. Louis Public Radio - Report finds job boost from increased transit spending
http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kwmu/news.newsmain/article/1/0/1695906/St..Louis.Public.Radio.News/Report.finds.job.boost.from.increased.transit.spending

KSDK – Increased transit spending would lead to job creation, says report
http://www.ksdk.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=214584&catid=3

St. Louis Beacon – Want More Jobs? Spend More Money on Mass Transit
Kathie Sutin
http://www.stlbeacon.org/content/view/104701/143/

Mark Edwards Uncensored -- Study: St. Louis dead LAST in transit spending
Mark Edwards
http://markontheweb.blogspot.com/2010/09/study-st-louis-dead-last-in-transit.html

UMSL Newsroom -- UMSL researchers show impact of transit spending on job growth
Ryan Heinz
http://blogs.umsl.edu/news/2010/09/02/transit/

The Current -- UMSL researchers find link between mass transit and economic growth
Ryan Krull
http://thecurrent-online.com/news/umsl-researchers-find-link-between-mass-transit-and-economic-growth/


TOLEDO, OH
Fox News Toledo OHIO - TEN Seeks More Transit Funding
http://www.foxtoledo.com/dpp/news/local/TEN-seeks-more-transit-funding
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Hl7mNZYdwA&feature=channel


WASHINGTON, DC
Washington Post – Group: Fund transit to create jobs
Katherine Shaver
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/09/02/AR2010090205464.html

Maryland Gazette - Study: More Transit Means More Jobs
Lindsey Robbins
http://www.gazette.net/stories/09032010/businew174304_32544.php