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Missed Opportunity: Transit and Jobs in Metropolitan America

MAY 12, 2011 - 9:30 AM - 12:15 PM ET

Falk Auditorium, Brookings Institution; Washington, DC

This forum will focus on a recent report by Brookings Institution that explores the impact that high gas prices, increasing poverty, sprawl and transit issues are having on workers, plus the impact that resident access to transit systems is having on these issues. The forum will include a focus on important policy and investment choices and will explore how transit systems support local economies. The session will include a review of the study as well as a panel discussion analyzing the findings. Learn more