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New Opportunities for Increased Motorcoach Usage in Transit Service

Just as the bottom was about to drop out of the transit industry – ridership so low that a few systems abandoned fares altogether – new opportunities for increases in ridership are opening up. I am certain that the dysfunctional transit sector will squander the major opportunity. But it still interesting table talk. The opportunity is derived mostly by the substantial number of riders and potential riders working remotely – either totally or, more recently, on a hybrid basis. In either case, the roadways of many cities should thin out meaningfully (despite the dynamic known as “latent demand”), making transit