Service reductions would hurt essential workers most. The system is seeking a federal funding bailout.
During the COVID-19 pandemic essential workers have relied on public transit, just as services are being cut.
As the transit strike continues in France, residents are turning to alternative transportation arrangements.
Today, a train ride from LA to San Francisco takes 12 hours. In 1937, it took 10.
The report, from traffic data company INRIX, finds Boston drivers spend the most time in congested commutes, with Washington, D.C., Chicago, New York and Los Angeles rounding out the top 5.
As real estate in major cities continues to go up in price, companies are increasingly moving offices to the suburbs. In order to attract young workers from the cities, some companies offer private bus services for employees making the reverse commute.
The economic repercussions go beyond the metropolitan area.
Delays at the train depot ripple through the economy of the entire East Coast, an expert says.