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New Studies: To Boost Jobs, Target Job Hubs

A landmark transit ridership model developed by the University of Maryland’s National Center for Smart Growth (NCSG) suggests that the location of job and households, the level of transit service, the cost of travel by different modes, and the level of transit fares all fundamentally shape the demand for ridership on Washington’s Metrorail system, Metro. Shared recently with Washington Metro Area Transit Authority (WMATA) administrators and staff, the Origin-Destination Land Use Ridership Model (OD-LURM), helps inform the nature of rail ridership trends for Metro in the Washington metropolitan area.

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