Declining Use of Public Transportation, & More from CRS

04.03.18 | 1 min read | Text by Steven Aftergood

Public transportation systems across the United States are losing riders. Excluding gains in New York City, national ridership decreased by 7% over the past decade. A new report from the Congressional Research Service examines the causes and consequences of this decline. See Trends in Public Transportation Ridership: Implications for Federal Policy, March 26, 2018.

Other new and updated CRS reports issued last week include the following.

U.S.-Mexico Economic Relations: Trends, Issues, and Implications, updated March 27, 2018

Guatemala: Political and Socioeconomic Conditions and U.S. Relations, updated March 27, 2018

House Committee Markups: Manual of Procedures and Procedural Strategies, updated March 27, 2018

Whose Line is it Anyway: Could Congress Give the President a Line-Item Veto?CRS Legal Sidebar, March 27, 2018