Hiroyuki Iseki

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Hiroyuki Iseki is Assistant Professor of Urban Studies and Planning in the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, and Research Faculty for the National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education at the University of Maryland, College Park (hiseki@umd.edu).

Thinking Outside the Bus

Hiroyuki Iseki, Michael Smart, Brian D. Taylor, and Allison Yoh

In an era of stretched tax revenues, shrinking public sector budgets, and partisan debates over the appropriate role and scale of government, investments in public transit systems have been increasing. While the Great Recession has recently squeezed many transit operating budgets, overall public capital and operating subsidies of transit systems have grown dramatically over the past decade. Why have transit expenditures grown when so many other facets of public expenditure have shrunk?

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