The deaths of two track workers forced BART to end its “simple approval” method that allowed workers to walk along the tracks in pairs, with one person serving as the lookout.
While 79% of state and local ballot measures to boost transportation passed in 2011, many are fighting an uphill battle. In Atlanta, a major ballot measure looks to fund a wide-ranging transportation plan, including $3.2 billion for public transit.
Across the country, labor, environmental, school and community groups banded together to demand financial support to keep public transportation available to all citizens. Some won the public eye, but not more of the federal purse just yet.
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