Why the humble city bus is the key to improving US public transit

The US Bipartisan Infrastructure Law is providing billions of dollars for new buses. Image: Wikipedia/Momoneymoproblemz

Nicholas Bloom
Professor of Economics, School of Humanities and Sciences Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
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Buses in London
London has expanded contactless payment systems on buses, speeding up the boarding process. Image: Unsplash/Sadik Brika

A bi-articulated bus in Metz, France.
Innovations in bus transit will only succeed if sufficient subsidies are provided. Image: Wikipedia/Florian Fèvre
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