Stimulus plan neglects public transportation in St. Louis

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

The economic spending bill now being debated in the Senate would pour hundreds of billions of dollars into the economy. But it wouldn’t do anything to help the transit system in St. Louis, which is in a crisis so grave that it may be forced to sell off many of its buses. The Takeaway's Andrea Bernstein and Les Sterman, executive director of East-West Gateway Council of Governments, a regional transportation organization based in St. Louis, talk about the stimulus plan and the public transportation crisis.

Guests:

Les Sterman

Contributors:

Patrik Henry Bass, Andrea Bernstein and Nadia Zonis

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