Policy Matters Ohio Testimony on the 3C Corridor

September 16, 2009

Ohio needs a 21st century transportation system for a 21st century work force. Having a strong public transportation system is in the public interest.  Mass transportation offers mobility to Ohioans without automobiles, provides an economical option for commuters, eases congestion, reduces overall energy use and carbon emissions, and adds to the appeal of urban communities.  Mass transportation is of vital importance to those who can’t afford to own, operate and maintain their own personal vehicle, have disabilities, or are past the age when they can drive safely.  For others, public transportation represents an important alternative choice for commuting and travel, even if a car remains part of their total transportation mix. …

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