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  • Bad public transport is a poverty trap
  • Bad public transport is a poverty trap
    Fabrizio Lonzini (2009) ©
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Bad public transport is a poverty trap

It makes sense that having good access to trains and buses makes people better off economically. A study has now tested this theory in New York City, proving it to be true. People with access to more jobs via public transport do better for themselves than those more poorly connected.

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