More choices, more rides bring a transit renaissance

By Justin Pritchard The Associated Press Published Mar 11, 2014 at 12:01AM
Don Ryan / The Associated Press A bicyclists waits to board an incoming MAX train in Portland, Ore., Monday, March 10, 2014. While use of buses, trains and subways is on the rise in many cities across America, ridership in the Portland area’s much touted system has actually fallen off, according to new data released by the American Public Transportation Association.