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LISTEN: Prov. Pushing for Trolley Program that Has Failed in Other Cities

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

 

As Providence looks to obtain federal funding for a streetcar program for the second time in two years, a recent study of the country's use of light rail has showed that rider usage -- or share of regional workers choosing to ride transit to work -- has declined in 4 of the 5 first original cities where "light rail" started over the past 30 years. Kate Nagle and Ron St. Pierre discuss.

 

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