Kemper Freeman is an honorable man.
He is an intelligent man with a great breadth of life experience.
So why is he telling people in this region that they are better off riding buses than taking light rail trains?
There are great cities in this country and around the world where planners, politicians and people have managed to catch a common vision of integrated transportation systems that move people from place to place with the greatest efficiency and lowest cost. Trains, buses and automobiles all play a vital role.
Leave out trains or buses, and you have serious traffic congestion – on the highways and in the city streets.
As they say, read the whole thing. It’s an interesting look.