It’s very hard to serve sprawl by transit. If folks live helter-skelter all over the countryside, they are pretty much relegated to driving. If we want to make transit work, two things have to happen: People need to live near it, and it has to go where they want to go.
The study looked at the number of residents living within three-quarters of a mile of a transit stop in the nation’s 100 largest metropolitan areas and the number of jobs within a 90-minute transit ride from those stops.
Read more here: Transit needs density, Connecticut needs transit – Courant.com.