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On the economics of commuting

In basic economics, the demand for a commodity is a function of the supply of that commodity and the price paid to acquire it. We can use the supply-demand model to compare commuting choices.

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Harpernomics versus federal transit funding

The federal transit pass credit is designed to make the cost of public transit more affordable for working individuals and families. But with transit costs always rising and cash-strapped municipalities forced to hike fares because the federal government won’t chip in, has the tax credit really saved anyone real money?

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