Urban centers face many problems in public transportation growth

Urban centers face many problems in public transportation growth
Urban centers face many problems in public transportation growth

Urban centers face many problems in public transportation growth

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In a recent article, Salon’s Alex Pareene believes one of the key reasons public transportation gets short shrift in this country is because most politicians don’t know-or receive money from-people who use it. We examine that theory with DePaul University Professor Joe Schwieterman and find out what the priorities should be for our region’s transportation system. Photo: Flickr/Shawn Calvert