Public Transit: Charlotte Bucks the Cutback Trend

The NC capital is investing in transportation

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Cities around the country are shrinking their mass transit systems in the face of economic woes. Charlotte, NC, is bucking that trend, though. They are in the process of tripling the light rail in their city. Takeaway Correspondent Andrea Bernstein is just back from Charlotte and she joins The Takeaway to explain what the city is planning, why they are prioritizing transit, and how they're paying for it.


Andrea Bernstein

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Farai Chideya


Nadia Zonis

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