The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a sharp decline in public transit ridership and revenue. Despite this, public transportation remains vital for economies on the local, regional, and even national levels. KPMG analyzed how transit drives economic, equity, workforce, and environmental outcomes and examined how MPOs, RPCs, and DOTs can use federal funding to help public transportations recover in the short term and in the long term. KPMG specifically looked out how investments in bus electrification lead to job creation, GRP growth, and higher labor income. They also looked at how investments can strategically be used to assist minorities.
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