Bad Policy like SB 50 assumes transit is well used so that’s where we should bulid Luxury Condos. It isn’t! Rich luxury condo owners don’t use it and displace low income people that depend on it, further undermining transit.
From the study in newgeography: “Counting all 480-some urban areas, transit carries less than 1.6 percent of urban travel. Transit carries more than 1 percent of travel in only 38 urban areas, and more than 2 percent in just 14. The Federal Transit Administration doesn’t require smaller transit agencies to estimate passenger miles, so many smaller urban areas are reported as having a zero percent transit share. In most if not all of these areas, the real number is between zero and 1 percent.”