Updated on March 26, 2014
Urban Futures survey shows massive and growing support for public transit investment to tackle congestion
Do Metro mayors face a tough sell on the upcoming transit referendum, as Ken Cameron suggests in this Tyee review of the new Urban Futures survey? Or is public opinion waiting for elected officials to catch up?
In fact, as Cameron notes in his analysis, this massive 2012 review of Metro public opinion found support for transit investment growing very significantly since the last survey was conducted in 1990. The relevant chart is on page 46 here.
Not so reassuring: the declining anxiety about the housing supply.