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.
While a massive headache for local residents, the strike could also have national consequences if it extends to next Tuesday.
Low gas prices do have an effect on transit use.