Earlier this month, the American Public Transportation Association reported record numbers of ridership in 2013. Good news, right? Not necessarily, says Eric Jaffe of The Atlantic Cities. While the numbers are high, at 10.65 billion transit rides in 2013, a 37 percent increase over 1995, they must also be examined in context with U.S. population rates. If the addition of roughly 150 million people is taken into account, it turns out that transit ridership actually went up zero percent. Read More