Five signs America is falling in love with public transit

<> on December 5, 2012 in New York City.You could call it a budding romance with the possibility of a strong, long-lasting relationship. More Americans are riding public transportation.
Upwardly trending statistics show it’s not just a meaningless crush.
These newcomers — many thought to be in their 20s and 30s and living in the nation’s medium-sized cities — are joining a love affair that rail-riders and strap-hangers in Chicago and the Northeast have known for generations.
After decades of embracing car culture, experts report growing movement out of the driver’s seat and into transit stations.

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