Americans have not always embraced public transport. “We had people carrying signs saying ‘Light Rail Kills Babies’,” recalls John Inglish, head of the Utah Transit Authority, which has 19 miles of track around Salt Lake City. Proponents were likened to communists, he says.Well, we're not called baby killers, but we still get called communists.
Wednesday, June 3, 2009
This is a pretty old story from 2006, but I'm glad we're past this type of rhetoric.