Thursday, July 31, 2014

The high cost of failing to fund public transit

The Detroit News: "We have failed to understand that efficient, reliable public transportation is a factor in people’s calculations of choosing where to live, even when they don’t regularly use it.

In the meantime, other places that have consistently invested in better public transportation infrastructure continue to be more attractive places to live.

Playing catch-up is better than not being in the game. But it’s time we pull up our socks and get to work."

Friday, July 18, 2014

#Freetransit for Grand Rapids ArtPrize event "ArtPrize plans to work with community-based organizations to supply free public transportation, to promote fully accessible walking paths, and to create multilingual marketing information to assist non-English-speaking visitors."