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Transit ridership is falling because Angelenos keep buying cars, UCLA report says

The solution? Encouraging people who never take Metro to start riding it A new report from UCLA blames a dramatic increase in car ownership across Southern California for the region’s free-falling transit ridership. “The overwhelming factor is that, from 2000 to 2015, the region added a lot of automobiles,” says Michael Manville, assistant professor of urban planning at UCLA.
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