What’s Really Behind GCRTA’s Falling Ridership Levels?By Tim Kovach | | No Comments
The past year has been eventful, to say least, for public transit in Northeast Ohio.
Driving Is the Problem, Not the SolutionBy Tim Kovach | | No Comments
We’re officially in the middle of the holiday season, which can only mean one thing – that’s right, the 5-year American Community Survey (ACS) data for 2016 came out last week.
How Can Bike-Share and Car-Share Increase Job Accessibility in Cleveland?By Tim Kovach | | No Comments
To what extent is job access greater by car than via transit in low-income areas? How does this gap change when we improve access to and from transit stations?
What Are the Drivers of Driving Alone?By Tim Kovach | | No Comments
In the midst of running my statistical analyses for last week’s post on why fireworks are almost as trash as I am, I caught the statistical analysis bug and wanted to keep running regressions. Naturally, I decided to look at a dataset that I use frequently for my job and which I had recently been parsing through yet again – the American Community Survey’s means of transportation to work data.
Transit Alone Cannot Solve the Systemic Problems Behind Job InaccessibilityBy Tim Kovach | | No Comments
While improving system performance is an absolute good that all transit agencies should pursue, it does not necessarily mean that a city will see improvements in job accessibility for low-income people of color.
Which Approach Is Better — “Jobs to People” or “People to Jobs”?By Tim Kovach | | No Comments
Back in September 2015, I was fortunate enough to take part in a focus group discussion at the Fund for Our Economic Future on a report they were finalizing that examined access to jobs in Northeast Ohio.
Public Square — Where Have All the Bollards Gone?By Tim Kovach | | No Comments
The threat of terrorism should always be accounted for, as it is an all too common reality in today’s world. But ...