Practical Mass Transit: How Did We Get Here and How Do We Get There?

As communities continue to be dominated by America's car culture, how can we break this endless cycle of building more highways? Lack of public transit in rural and urban communities increases inequities in housing, employment and access to medical care. Living in asphalt wastelands increases flooding and makes walking and biking unsafe and unpleasant.

Highway construction has divided and adversely impacted communities of color. Differently abled citizens are forced to wait for assistance at busy intersections. Hear about how re-imagined mass transit can make our communities safer and more welcoming.

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Speakers and Topics:

Daniel Romano -- Moderator
C Leigh McInnis, Jackson, Mississippi
Review of research study "Cars and Jails"
Vicky Ingram: "Riding St. Louis Buses"
Richard Brown – "Keeping Mass Transit free in KC"
Video -- The Delmar Divide
John Buis and Jerome Bauer -- "Practical Trolleys for St. Louis"
Pittsburghers for Public Transit – Dan Yablonsky
Update on Houston's Effort to Stop I-45 Expansion -- Neal Ehardt (video)

  • December 06, 2023 at 7:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Missouri Green Party

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  • David Doonan
    published this page in Calendar 2023-11-20 16:30:38 -0500