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2004 Sprawl Report:
Table of Contents
Introduction
Commuting's Toll on the Workforce
Transit Creates Jobs and Enhances Local Economies
The Bush Administration's Changes Take America Backward
What's at Stake
Conclusion
   
Endnotes
Acknowledgements


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Missing the Train: Sierra Club 2004 Sprawl Report

Endnotes

  1. Lomax, Tim and David Shrank. Texas Transportation Institute 2003 Urban Mobility Report. Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University System, 3135 TAMU, College Station, Texas 77843-3135. See: http://tti.tamu.edu/product/catalog/reports/mobility_report_2003.pdf. September 2003.
  2. Ibid.
  3. Weyrich, Paul M. and William S. Lind. How Transit Benefits People Who Do Not Ride It: A Conservative Inquiry. The Free Congress Foundation, 717 Second Street, Washington, DC 20002. See: http://www.apta.com/research/info/online/how_transit_benefits.cfm. October 2003.
  4. American Public Transportation Association. 1666 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006. See: http://www.apta.com/research/stats/overview/overview.cfm.
  5. For example, see studies located at: www.sierraclub.org/sprawl/transportation/seven.asp.
  6. Tyler, Kathryn. What Sets Us Off. HR Magazine, Society for Human Resource Management, 1800 Duke Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, May 2003.
  7. Aggressive Behaviour Behind the Wheel! EOS-Gallup Europe survey. http://www.eosgallupeurope.com/agg/index.html. March 2003.
  8. W&M Properties Helps Tenants Fight Commute Stress. The Commuters' Register: The Cost-Cutting Guide for Smart Commuters. Vol. 4, No. 11. Connecticut Edition. http://www.commutersregister.com/ct/articles/9811/mplocal.htm. November 1998.
  9. The Benefits of Public Transportation: Mobility for America's Small Urban and Rural Communities. American Public Transportation Association and Public Transportation Partnership for Tomorrow. See: http://www.apta.com/research/info/online/documents/rural.pdf
  10. Transit Facts. Center for Transportation Excellence, 4000 Albemarle Street, NW, Suite 303, Washington, DC 20016. See: http://www.cfte.org/trends/facts.asp
  11. The State of the Nation's Housing, 2003. Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, 1033 Massachusetts Ave., 5th Floor, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138.
  12. Social Justice Benefits. Center for Transportation Excellence, 4000 Albemarle Street, NW, Suite 303, Washington, DC 20016. See: http://www.cfte.org/trends/benefits.asp
  13. The Employment Situation: April 2004," May 7, 2004. Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States Department of Labor, Washington, DC 20212. See: http://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.nr0.htm
  14. Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce. "Gross Domestic Product by Industry." See: http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn2/gposhr.htm#1994-2001
  15. Setting the Record Straight: Transit, Fixing Roads and Bridges Offer Greatest Job Gains. Decoding Transportation Policy and Practice #11. Surface Transportation Policy Project. 1100 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036. January 28, 2004. See: http://www.stpp.org/library/decoder/jobs_decoder.pdf
  16. Ibid.
  17. Transit Profile: The Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (WMATA). Center for Transportation Excellence, 4000 Albemarle Street, NW, Suite 303, Washington, DC 20016. See: http://www.cfte.org/success/success_washington.pdf
  18. The Benefits of Public Transportation: Building Investment Value in Our Economy and Marketplace. American Public Transportation Association, 1666 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006. See: http://www.apta.com/research/info/online/documents/land_use.pdf
  19. Essential Support for a Strong Economy: The Benefits of Public Transportation. American Public Transportation Association, 1666 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006. See: http://www.apta.com/research/info/online/essential.cfm
  20. The Benefits of Public Transportation: Building Investment Value in Our Economy and Marketplace. American Public Transportation Association, 1666 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006. See: http://www.apta.com/research/info/online/documents/land_use.pdf
  21. Ibid.
  22. Ibid.
  23. Mattera, Phil and Greg LeRoy. "The Jobs Are Back in Town: Urban Smart Growth and Construction Employment," Good Jobs First, 1311 L Street, NW, Washington, DC 20003. p. 1. November 2003. See: http://www.goodjobsfirst.org/pdf/backintown.pdf
  24. Ritter, John. "Unions Seeing New Benefits in 'Smart Growth,'" USA Today. January 2-4, 2004.
  25. See: www.bot.org/html/news/press/press_012803PurpleLine.asp
  26. Public Transportation: Wherever Life Takes You, American Public Transportation Association. See: http://spider.apta.com/lgwf/legtools/the_opportunity.pdf
  27. Wall, Lucas. "Metro may need help cutting in funding line/Skyrocketing demand could delay plans," Houston Chronicle. March 22, 2004. Page A1 .

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