The Problem With Public Transit Is The Public

How do you convince suburb-dwellers that light rail can be safe and enjoyable?
July 9, 2004, 10am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The problem, he said, is that light rail is 'public' transit, and the public includes a great variety of people, some not so clean, some not so well-mannered.

People have the right to be what and who they are in public, Sakauye says.

He agrees that odd-acting passengers definitely make others ill at ease, and even cause some people to feel unsafe..."

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Published on Monday, July 5, 2004 in The Sacramento Bee
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