One issue we’ve been working on over the past several years is getting lower income folks to jobs and services they require. STA has been a huge help in this effort but their service area can only extend so far and there are still a lot of people living in outlying areas that don’t have any form of transportation.

Often they live in these areas because housing is cheaper there. A new study says this move outward to find affordable homes not only contributes to sprawl, traffic and pollution; it actually costs more.

Here’s the information from KPLU Radio out of Tacoma.

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