A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).
Topic: Local transit needs and the Biden infrastructure proposal
Guests: Emma Horst-Martz of Pennsylvania Public Interest Research Group (PennPIRG) and Laura Wiens of Pittsburghers for Public Transit
How Topic Discussed: President Biden's infrastructure proposal, unveiled in Pittsburgh on March 31, commits $85 billion to upgrading public transit systems across the country. In what ways is public transportation a public health issue? How does public transit serve rural communities and why should rural and suburban residents care about functional transit systems? Where are the biggest needs in Western Pennsylvania and across the state? What is the looming crisis in Pennsylvania's public transit budget?
Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.2MB - Duration: 29:42 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)
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