Stirring up the industry

Posted on July 31, 2008 by Dan Reichard

Paul Weyrich is a widely respected conservative supporter of public transportation, to the extent that companies and suppliers to the transit industry have contributed heavily to his research efforts.

Recently, Weyrich commented on what appears to be the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) favoring bus rapid transit (BRT) over light rail transit. He posits an argument favoring light rail that created an interesting stir throughout all segments of the industry. The debate is an excellent airing that should prove to be informative to the benefit of everyone in public transit.

Until next time,

Dan

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