Sunday, May 1, 2016

In a wealthy Md. suburb, some residents have waited more than 30 years for a ride

...Many local governments, including Montgomery County, are investing in public transportation as a way to focus population growth and attract economic development. But as the county and other auto-centric suburbs become poorer — the number of children in the county who qualify for free or reduced-price meals at school has jumped over the past decade, to about 35 percent — they’re also exploring new ways to serve more residents who can’t afford to drive...

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/in-a-wealthy-md-suburb-some-residents-have-waited-more-than-30-years-for-a-ride/2016/04/30/5ecfb218-00f6-11e6-9203-7b8670959b88_story.html?wprss=rss_story-local-traffic-stream&tid=sm_tw_pl

3 comments:

  1. This is a singularity resulting in the affluent suburbs engulfing an existing settlement.

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    1. i.e. Racism

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    2. As long as the Montgomery Planning Board is obsessed with converting Bethesda into a perennial gridlock community things are not going to improve anywhere else.

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