Southern Californians are on a car-buying spree, and that's cutting deeply into transit ridership, study says

Date Posted: 02/01/2018

Categories: News, Traffic Tickets, California Drivers

Their frequent theories? Cheap gas, concerns about security on transit, gentrification and the suburbanization of poverty, changing immigration patterns, and the rise of transportation companies such as Uber and Lyft.

While those factors may still play a role, a surge in vehicle ownership across Southern California is largely to blame for the ridership decline, according to a new UCLA study.

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