This radio report describes research that shows the overwhelming majority of jobs created in the Chicago area are located near transit stations. Other studies show similar economic development patterns in downtown areas all across the country, with job growth greatest in the areas that are well-served by transit.
By David Schaper, NPR, Nov 23, 2018, Heard on Morning Edition

Read the radio transcript https://www.npr.org/2018/11/23/670373307/areas-with-mass-transit-see-job-growth-research-shows

Read the research report https://uploads-ssl.webflow.com/5ba52f91e783e250be30249b/5bce32659dc40a1fdbae9711_transit-means-business.pdf