An Opinionated Atlas of U.S. Transit

Evening Forum

The new book Trains, Buses, People has been billed as “an opinionated atlas of U.S. transit.” Indeed, in profiling 47 metropolitan rail transit and bus rapid transit systems, author Christof Spieler doesn’t equivocate as he compares each through a careful, thorough analysis. The result is an honest look at what makes for good and bad transit and a presentation of how geography, history and politics have impacted transit planning across the United States. Come learn about the findings and what the author considers the best and worst systems in the country. Co-presented by Island Press.

+ Christof Spieler / Huitt-Zollars


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