The Way We Get to Work

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U.S. Commutes: The Way We Get To Work

NPR has recently run a series of pieces discussing current issues in commuting, focusing in part on the "last mile"--how people get from home to public transit and from public transit to their workplace. Listen to the entire series at http://www.npr.org/series/240552344/u-s-commutes-how-we-get-to-work.
 
Two articles of interest on this topic are indexed in TRANweb:
 
Petrie, Joe, "The green mile: innovations push first and last mile travel modes into a new era to allow for better access to transit," Mass transit 39(5):22-25 (July/Aug. 2013).
 
Kaiser, Kim, "Closing the gap: bike shares help complete the 'Last Mile'," Mass transit 38(4):20-23 (July/Aug. 2012).