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October 6, 2015
NBC Bay Area

San Francisco-area public transit rail stations are the best in California for overall use and access to jobs, housing and amenities, according to a new report released Tuesday.

The report gave both the BART and San Francisco Municipal Railway systems high marks but found the Santa Clara Valley Transit Authority's rail system to be the worst in the state, according to the criteria.

October 6, 2015
by Debbie L. Sklar
My News LA

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority rail stations received an overall grade of C in a statewide study released of how transit rail stations encourage ridership and impact the quality of life in surrounding neighborhoods.

October 6, 2015
by Erik Anderson
KPBS

San Diego's transit stations got a poor review in a statewide survey measuring how well the stations encourage ridership.

The report from the non-partisan group Next 10 finds the local transit station system doesn't do a good job of serving neighborhoods that can exploit transit.

October 6, 2015
Roads & Bridges

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority received an average rating in a new statewide evaluation of rail transit station, while the best grades went to two Bay Area transit agencies.

The study was conducted by the Center for Law, Energy and the Environment at UC Berkeley and Next 10, a nonprofit research group. The analysis of six rail system operators gave Metro a "C" grade overall, but most of its subway and light-rail stations scored well, including Westlake/MacArthur Park.

October 6, 2015
89.3 KPCC

The transit stations of Los Angeles County Metro Rail earned just an average score — a 'C' — in a new statewide study released Tuesday.

The report looked at neighborhoods within a half mile radius of rail transit stations across California, with grades calculated using available data organized into five categories of metrics:

1.         transit (safety, quality and level of use by residents and workers)

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