Public Transit Spending Creates Jobs

Gristmill has a story showing the numbers of jobs that would be created if the United States spent $1 billion on different activities.

Number of jobs created by spending $1 billion on defense: 8,555

Number of jobs created by spending $1 billion on health care: 10,779

Number of jobs created by spending $1 billion on education: 17,687

Number of jobs created by spending $1 billion on mass transit: 19,795

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